Schoolboy to helldiver John Speier Manchester : his life and letters by John Speier Manchester

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Published by E.M. Townes in [Tennessee?] .

Written in English

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  • Manchester, John Speier, -- 1923-1944 -- Correspondence.,
  • United States. -- Navy. -- Naval Air Corps.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- Aviation -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Bomber pilots -- United States -- Correspondence.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementcompiled by Emily Manchester Townes.
GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives, American.
ContributionsTownes, Emily Manchester.
LC ClassificationsD790.33 .M35 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 326 p. :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16718178M
LC Control Number2007276855

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