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The 509th Remembered: A History of the 509th Composite Group as Told By the Veterans That Dropped the Atomic Bombs on Japan

Krauss, Robert, and Amelia Krauss, Editors

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ISBN 10: 0923568662 / ISBN 13: 9780923568665
Published by Privately Published, Buchanan MI, 2009
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A Near Fine copy in dark blue cloth of this tall-format photo-illustrated history, in a Near Fine dust jacket. Briefly inscribed and signed by navigator Ted Van Kirk (as "Dutch"), and signed in full at the title page ("Dutch Van Kirk/Navigator- Enola Gay/Hiroshima- 6 Aug. 1945"). The business card of author Robert Krauss is laid in loosely (but not inscribed to Krauss). Bookseller Inventory # 033002

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Title: The 509th Remembered: A History of the 509th...

Publisher: Privately Published, Buchanan MI

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: Revised Edition

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Synopsis:

A Complete History Of the 509th Composite Group the WWII Army Aircorps Unit that dropped the Atomic Bombs on Japan. From their formation In 1944 to their return home to the United States in December 1945. The Book contains over 125 personal stories from veterans of the unit as well as over 800 Illustrations and 8 page color section with pictures of the Nose Art of the B-29s.Photos of all crews, all missions and the history of each plane Is detailed In the book, as well as a complete roster of all men In the unit

About the Author:

Robert and Amelia have been the Co Chairs for six Reunions of the 509th beginning In the year 2000.Robert Is the unit Historian and was elected an Honorary Member In the year 2000.He has collected over 2000 photos of the unit many from the veterans and amassed a sizable collection of autographed material and memorabilia

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