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Title
The wild blue : the men and boys who flew the B-24s over Germany 1944-45 / Stephen E. Ambrose.
Author
Ambrose, Stephen E.
Publication Info.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
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LocationCall No.Status
 Orlando Public Library (Downtown) - Fourth Floor 940.54 AMB  Check Shelves
 Orlando Public Library (Downtown) - Fourth Floor 940.54 AMB  Check Shelves
 South Creek 940.54 AMB  Check Shelves
 West Oaks 940.54 AMB  Check Shelves
 Winter Garden 940.54 AMB  Check Shelves
Description299 p.
BibliographyIncludes bibliographical references and index.
SubjectDakota Queen (B-24 bomber)
B-24 bomber.
United States. Army Air Forces. Squadron, 741st -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
Bombing, Aerial -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-
Bomber pilots -- United States -- Biography.
Flight crews -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.
ISBN0743203399 $26.00
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ToneDramatic
Writing StyleEngaging
Accelerated Reader Level
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