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Dick Bong America"s Ace of Aces by George C. Kenney

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Published by Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center .
Written in English


  • Pacific Area,
  • Fighter pilots,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Aerial operations, American,
  • Army Air Forces,
  • Bong, Richard I

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8567139M
ISBN 100972237305
ISBN 109780972237307

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