History of the 364th Fighter Group

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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

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Statement[O.W. "Ollie" Joiner, editor].
ContributionsJoiner, O. W. 1916-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD790 .H56 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1662799M
LC Control Number91226957

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Group trained with Ps at bases in California during late ; Van Nuys AAB, from 12 Aug. ; Ontario AAFd, 11 Oct. and Santa Maria AAFd, 7 Dec. until departure for. If you are not familiar with them, we encourage you to explore our site and learn about a group that played an instrumental part in the war.

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