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Yanks in action

John Charles Wonsetler

Yanks in action

the story of paratroops & gliders and tanks & mechanized warfare

by John Charles Wonsetler

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Published by Artists and Writers Guild, distributed by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army -- Parachute troops.,
  • Mechanization, Military.,
  • Gliders (Aeronautics)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John C. Wonsetler.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU105 .W68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[52] p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6455323M
    LC Control Number43015544
    OCLC/WorldCa4238192

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Yanks in the RAF: The Story of Maverick Pilots and American Volunteers Who Joined Britain's Fight in WWII. This is the story of American volunteer pilots who risked their lives in defense of Britain during the earliest days of World War II — more than a year before Pearl Harbor, when the United States first became embroiled in the global conflict/5.

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Book 1: Yanks In ACTION: ' published when the war issue was still very much in doubt. Blk/Wht illustrated. Book 2: What's new in the AIR CORPS: ' with update ' Has original tatty dust cover.

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