The 509th remembered

a history of the 509th Composite Group as told by the veterans themselves, 509th anniversary reunion, Wichita, Kansas October 7-10, 2004

Publisher: 509th Press in Buchanan, Mich

Written in English
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    • United States. Army Air Forces. Composite Group, 509th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Nuclear warfare -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Veterans -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Robert and Amelia Krauss.
      GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
      ContributionsKrauss, Robert, 1943-, Krauss, Amelia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD790.253 509th .A16 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397426M
      ISBN 100923568662
      LC Control Number2005010355

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