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Maj. T. B. McGuire Jr. story.

Maj. T. B. McGuire Jr. story.

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Published by Major Thomas B. McGuire, Jr. Memorial Inc. in Wrightstown, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McGuire, Thomas B., -- 1920-1945.,
  • McGuire Air Force Base (N.J.)

  • Edition Notes

    RNJ 106,775

    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20939777M

    In April he recorded his 27th victory to pass Eddie Rickenbacker, World War I ace with 26 victories. He received the Congressional Medal of Honor in December After two years of combat including over missions, Bong had recorded victories and seven probable victories. On Aug. 6th, , in a test flight of the P his plane.   Dallas actor Larry Hagman was an alcoholic who had a love for marijuana, LSD and naked Jacuzzi parties, his daughter, Kristina, revealed in her new book. Copy link to paste in your message. Dallas.

    The Navy's ace, Cmdr. David McCampbell, Los Angeles, boosted his total to 32; Maj. Thomas B. McGuire, Ridgewood, N. J., reached 28; First Lt. Don S. Warner, North Hollywood, who had never before seen a Japanese destroyer or plane in combat, sank a . The American Fighter Aces Association is a non-profit (c)(3), non-military and non-political organization committed to preserving the distinguished heritage of the American combat fighter Ace and impacting future generations through education and scholarship.

    The U.S. Army Command Structure, which includes all Army Commands (ACOM), Army Service Component Commands (ASCC) and Direct Reporting Units (DRU). As a USN vet I'm always on the prowl for a good nautical yarn and this book certainly fit the bill when I first found it 17 years ago. South to Java was the first in a six book series known as the Destroyer series and took advantage of the authors first hand experience serving in an old WWI Four piper (funnel) destroyer similar to the ship his heroes serve in.


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