Vaughn, Robert V.
Title IN THE SHADOW OF TRINITY: AN AMERICAN AIRMAN IN OCCUPIED JAPAN.
Book Condition Very Good -
Publisher Manhattan, Kansas Sunflower University Press 1991
0897451406 / 9780897451406
Seller ID 29835
179 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H). Many b&w photographs. "(Robert Vaughn) served in the Enlisted Reserve Corps (in 1942), and later in the Army Air Corps Cadet Program. After completing Cadet flight training, he graduated as a Flight Officer Multi-Engine Pilot from Moody Field, Georgia, on 8 September 1944. He was assigned to B-24s and was sent to the Pacific on 16 July 1945 where he served with the 43rd Bomb Group of the 5th Air Force in the Philippines and on le Shima. At the end of the hostilities, he was transferred to occupation duty in C-46 Curtiss Combat Cargo Group, and later transferred to the 317th Troop Carrier Group. He served occupation duty in Yokota and Tachikawa, Japan." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, some creases on lower half of rear cover, small sticker pull at top of front cover.