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Tuskegee airman

the biography of Charles E. McGee : Air Force fighter combat record holder

by Charlene E. McGee Smith

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Published by Branden Pub. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGee, Charles E., 1919-,
  • United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.,
  • United States. Air Force -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, African American.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Participation, African American.,
  • African American air pilots -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-200) and index.

    Statementby Charlene E. McGee Smith.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .S5676 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL34374M
    ISBN 100828320462
    LC Control Number99018279


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