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U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific

RenГ© J. Francillon

U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific

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Published by Aero Pub. in Fallbrook, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Army Air Forces.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby René J. Francillon.
    SeriesAero pictorials -- 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22964186M

    The airmen were deployed to support Pacific Air Forces in training allies and partners and to reinforce the “rules-based international order” in the Indo-Pacific region through strategic.


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