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The Royal Air Force in Oklahoma

Lives, Loves & Courage of the British Air Crews Trained in Oklahoma During World War II

by Paula Carmack Denson

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Published by Oklahoma Heritage Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biographies & Memoirs

  • About the Edition

    This book chronicles the history of No 6 BFTS and No 3 BFTS schools which trained in Ponca City and Miami, Oklahoma from 1941-1945. It is well documented and includes rosters of both schools. The book is available directly from the author at http://www.pkdenson.com.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsPaula Carmack Denson, Gini Campbell Moore
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12174634M
    ISBN 101885596561
    ISBN 109781885596567
    OCLC/WorldCa129921658

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