Rare '451st Bomb Squadron' (322nd Bombardment Group) WWII Unit History
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Rare '451st Bomb Squadron' (322nd Bombardment Group) WWII Unit History

Code: afb20451bs


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Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a rare United States Army Air Forces book entitled "451st Bomb Squadron"e;, a World War II unit history of the squadron. The book has several photos of the 451st's actions as well as a list of their combat missions and casualties. Many photos document the unit's travels, including to Beauvais-Tille, France, Belgium and Germany. The book's cover is embossed with a great 451st insignia: a gorilla dressed in a football uniform and goggles who is about to hurl a missile from atop a cloud.

VINTAGE: Circa World War II

SIZE: 190 pages with black and white photographs (some one-color colorized); approximately 11-1/4" in height and 8-3/4" in width and 13/16" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Cloth-bound embossed cover, glossy paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. LDDEX4/13 SCHEX4/16

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The book has some light wear to the cover; inside has no rips, stains or writing.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.