Rare Early Post-War History of USAAF 406th Fighter Group "The 406th Occupier: Historical Issue"

Rare Early Post-War History of USAAF 406th Fighter Group "The 406th Occupier: Historical Issue"

Code: afb20406fg


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ARTIFACT: This is a rare "The 406th Occupier: Historical Issue", a history of the United States Army Air Forces 406th Fighter Group. The 406th was attached to the 9th Air Force, flying P-37 Thunderbolts. This slim volume chronicles the 406th's activities from the Rhine to the Battle of the Bulge to Normandy with several articles and photographs. This was published in Nordholz, Germany just after the war on September 28, 1945.

VINTAGE: Published (September 28, 1945) early post-WWII.

SIZE: 24 pages, approximately 11-3/4" in height and 8-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Oaktag cover, paper.

ATTACHMENT: Stapled binding.

MARKINGS: Volume 1 Nordholz, Germany, September 28, 1945 Number 13.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces unit history collection that we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX06 LCDEX9/13

CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The book has some areas of fading/creasing to the cover; yellowing inside, but no rips, marks or stains.

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