TITLE

Living Legends

AUTHOR(S)
Desjarlais Jr., Orville F.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Jun2004, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of the 398th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Army Air Forces in D-Day on June 6, 1944. Pre-dawn strike strategy; Success of the Army Air Forces in stopping a counterattack.
ACCESSION #
13598134

 

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