TITLE

Heritage

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Airman;Apr2000, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Pays tribute to United States Air Force Sergeant Archibald Mathies. His contribution in the bombing mission over Leipzig, Germany during World War II; Information on how their plane crashed; Recognition given to Mathies.
ACCESSION #
3182829

 

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