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The last mission : the secret story of World War ... Read More

Smith, Jim B.,(author.).
McConnell, Malcolm.(Added Author).

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Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 940.54252 SMI (Text) 0530002776876 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0767907795
  • Physical Description: xix, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : ... Read More
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2003.

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General Note:
Expanded and rev. version of Jim B. Smith's 1st person account: The last mission. 1995.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-333) ... Read More
Formatted Contents Note:
pt. I: TOTAL WAR: 1. The Superforts -- 2. Kokutai ... Read More
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American.
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Wing (VH), 315th.
B-29 (Bomber)
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945.
World War > Japan > Armistices.
Japan > Politics and government > 1926-1945.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) > History > Bombardment, 1945.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japan.

JIM SMITH served with the 315th Bomb Wing, 20th Air Force during, World War II, where he was a radio operator of a B-29B bomber named The Boomerang. He has researched The Last Mission for more than twenty years. MALCOLM McCONNELL is the author or coauthor of twenty-three books, many of them on military subjects. He most recently cowrote Born to Fly with Navy pilot Shane Osborn. He lives near Washington, D.C.

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