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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We are IN THE OFFICE from February 24 through March 13 2020, but will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during that time.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES in the coming weeks: We ARE in THE OFFICE from Monday 24 February through Friday 13 March, BETWEEN attending this year's SHOW OF SHOWS in Louisville, KY, and the BALTIMORE ANTIQUE ARMS SHOW in Timonium, MD, BUT we will have LIMITED SHIPPING ABILITIES during this period, as SOME of our Merchandise is Currently in Lock-Down in Louisville. If you place an order we will alert you IMMEDIATELY if there will be a DELAY in SHIPPING. We will be returning to the office on Monday 30 March and will RESUME Normal SHIPPING at that time.
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 bomb 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.