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10 edition of Mission with LeMay found in the catalog.

Mission with LeMay

my story

by Curtis E. LeMay

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Air Corps -- History,
  • United States. Air Force -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Curtis E. LeMay with MacKinlay Kantor.
    ContributionsKantor, MacKinlay, 1904-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE745.L4 A3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 581 p.
    Number of Pages581
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5947850M
    LC Control Number65019908

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Ricks. Signed first edition of Mission With LeMay, signed by Curtis E. LeMay and MacKinlay Kantor. Octavo, xiv, pp.

Blue cloth, title printed on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Light dampstain to lower corner of signature page.

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