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The 421st Night Fighter Squadron in World War II

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army Air Forces. Night Fighter Squadron, 421st -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • Night fighting (Military science) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203).

    StatementJeff Kolln.
    SeriesSchiffer military history.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .K575 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3956947M
    ISBN 100764313061
    LC Control Number2001087185

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LambertHardcover PagesThe Allied invasion of North Africa in November included the USAAF's Lockheed P equipped 14th Fighter Group.

Flying long-range, high-altitude escort missions as well as low level ground support sorties, the 14th engaged in three months of grinding attrition. Another squadron arrived from the U.S.

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The 17th Weapons Squadron is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the USAF Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The squadron traces its lineage to the United States Army Air Service 17th Aero 17th Aero Squadron was activated in August and earned 13 Campaign Streamers in World War I flying the Sopwith World War II, the 17th Pursuit Squadron participated.

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