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This is one of the must have books for anyone interested in USAAF WWII history. It provides a brief historical summary every combat group providing the squadrons that were attached to them, where they ... Read full review
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Page 182 - UN defensive UN offensive CCF intervention First UN counteroffensive CCF spring offensive UN summer-fall offensive Second Korean winter Korea, summer-fall 1952 Third Korean winter Korea, summer-fall 1953 91 THE GREEN UNIFORM Another material symbol is the new Army Green uniform.
Page 310 - CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea Summer-Fall, 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea Summer-Fall, 1953.
Page 168 - Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; RomeArno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.
Page 7 - In late 1941 the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, and the United States entered the war.
Page 14 - This division will have charge of all matters pertaining to military ballooning, air machines, and all kindred subjects.
Page 461 - CAMPAIGNS. World War II: Philippine Islands; East Indies; Air Offensive, Japan; China Defensive; Papua; New Guinea; Northern Solomons; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines; China Offensive. Korean War: UN Defensive; UN Offensive; CCF Intervention...
Page 40 - Air Offensive, Europe; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.