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Title:
Finish forty and home : the untold World War II story of B-24s in the Pacific
Author:
Scearce, Phil, 1962-
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press : Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xiv, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
The true story of the men and missions of the 11th Bombardment Group as it fought alone and unheralded in the South Central Pacific, while America had its eyes on the war in Europe.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Sergeant at seventeen -- Hawaii -- First mission -- Nauru -- Air raid -- Chance -- May 1943 -- The squadron's objectives -- The Pacific preferred -- Softening Tarawa -- Forever consequences -- Losing altitude fast -- Back to Hawaii -- Last flights -- Ask the man who owns one -- The meaning of boxes -- Guam -- Back in business -- Halfway to forty -- January 1945 -- Endings for some -- Epilogue.
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ISBN:
9781574413168
Format :
Book