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The last mission of the Wham Bam boys

Gregory A. Freeman

The last mission of the Wham Bam boys

courage, tragedy, and justice in World War II

by Gregory A. Freeman

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lynching,
  • Campaigns,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Civilians in war,
  • United States. Army Air Forces,
  • Aerial Bombing,
  • Airmen,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • United States,
  • Atrocities,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-233) and index.

    StatementGregory A. Freeman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757.9.R87 F74 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881501M
    ISBN 109780230108547
    LC Control Number2010044091


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