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The U.S. Air Force at War (On the Front Lines)

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Published by Capstone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • United States.,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States,
  • Air Force,
  • 20th century,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas J. Evelyn (Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7893842M
    ISBN 10073680921X
    ISBN 109780736809214

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    5 hours ago  U.S. Air Force Capt. Emily Thompson, st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron pilot, launches an FA while Airman 1st Class Ashlin Randolph, a weapons load crew member, gives the signal to proceed. Curtis Emerson LeMay (Novem – October 1, ) was an American Air Force general who implemented an effective but controversial strategic bombing campaign in the Pacific theater of World War later served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force from to

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