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458th Bombardment Group (Heavy).

George Allen Reynolds

458th Bombardment Group (Heavy).

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Published in Birmingham, Ala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (Heavy), 458th.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Second ed. (c1979) published under title: The 458th Bombardment Group (Heavy) II.

    StatementCompiled and written by George A. Reynolds. Photography: James B. Elliott. Art: William R. Bice.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .R49
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5109855M
    LC Control Number74182357

    over. Book sales are going well and he feels that he will have paid back all the money by the time you receive this Journal. Again, anyone who has not yet ordered his copy of "th Bombardment Group III" should write or call George Reynolds (phone ). Address again: George A. Reynolds, Saddle Run Circle, Helena, AL


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