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Flying from the Black Hole

Robert O. Harder

Flying from the Black Hole

the B-52 bombardiers of Vietnam

by Robert O. Harder

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harder, Robert O,
  • United States. -- Air Force -- Biography,
  • United States. -- Air Force -- History -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American,
  • Bombardiers -- United States -- Biography,
  • B-52 bomber -- History -- 20th century,
  • Bombardiers -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century,
  • Bombardiers -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Navigation (Aeronautics) -- Vietnam -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert O. Harder.
    GenrePersonal narratives, American, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558.8 .H384 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23169958M
    ISBN 109781591143598
    LC Control Number2009006329


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