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Author Scearce, Phil, 1962-

Title Finish forty and home [electronic resource] : the untold World War II story of B-24s in the Pacific / Phil Scearce.

Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press : Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 373 p.
Series Number 5 in the Mayborn literary nonfiction series
Mayborn literary nonfiction series ; no. 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Sergeant at seventeen -- Hawaii -- First mission -- Nauru -- Air raid -- Chance -- May 1943 -- The squadron's objectives -- The Pacific preferred -- Softening Tarawa -- Forever consequences -- Losing altitude fast -- Back to Hawaii -- Last flights -- Ask the man who owns one -- The meaning of boxes -- Guam -- Back in business -- Halfway to forty -- January 1945 -- Endings for some -- Epilogue.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Scearce, Herman, 1925-
United States. Army -- Biography.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
Radio operators -- United States -- Biography.
Radar operators -- United States -- Biography.
B-24 (Bomber) -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area -- Aerial operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.
Pacific Area -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781574413168 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781574414370 (electronic bk.)

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