TITLE

MISSION: DESTROY JAPAN!

AUTHOR(S)
CARLSON, ROBERT
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Warbirds International;Spring2014, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Image
ABSTRACT
The articles presents photographs of Mustangs military aircraft and their role in winning the battle that was tagged as the " deadliest battle of World war II" in Iwo Jima, Japan.
ACCESSION #
94811029

 

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