Air Force heroes in Vietnam
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Published by Office of Air Force History, U.S. Air Force, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • United States. Air Force -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • Medal of Honor.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDonald K. Schneider.
SeriesUSAF Southeast Asia monograph series ;, v. 7, monograph 9
LC ClassificationsDS558.8 .S36 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2537980M
ISBN 100912799323
LC Control Number85018908

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