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Air commandos against Japan

William T. Y"Blood

Air commandos against Japan

Allied special operations in World War II Burma

by William T. Y"Blood

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Commando Group, 1st,
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Commando Group, 2nd,
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces. -- Air Commando Group, 3rd,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Burma,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementWilliam T. Y"Blood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790.254 .Y35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16887722M
    ISBN 109781591149934
    LC Control Number2008023338

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