History of the 380th Bomb [Bombardment] Group, known as The Flying Circus ~World War II ~New Guinea, Dutch East Indies ~Air Force B-24

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Title: The History of the 380th Bomb [Bombardment] Group (H) AAF, affectionately known as The Flying Circus

Description: Navy-blue boards with 'King of the Heavies' emblem on front cover. Covers rubbed at extremities; spine ends a little worn. Previous owner's name and address label on front endpapers, else generally clean. Illustrated. 190 pages. 12 x 9 inches.

A narrative history and pictorial presentation of the 380th Bombardment Group, which flew B-24 bombers in the South West and Western Pacific areas in WWII, primarily in New Guinea and the Dutch East Indies. The 380th was with the Fifth Air Force and worked in coordination with the Royal Australian Air Force. They were known as the 'Flying Circus' and 'King of the Heavies'. Includes rosters of the enlisted personnel and officers in the constituent 528th, 529th, 530th, and 531st Squadrons, as well an 'In Memoriam' list for those who were lost.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: [Designed and printed by the Commanday-Roth Co., Inc.]
Place: [New York City]
Year: 1945

Keywords: air force, World War II, WWII, Fifth Air Force, Pacific Theater, New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, Australia,

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