[Gayle Cruthirds World War II Flight Log]

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Flight log created by Gayle Cruthirds, member of the 376th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, documenting his bombing missions over Italy and Eastern Europe between May 17, 1944 through September 20, 1944. Cruthirds discusses dates, flight times, mission location, weather, presence of flak and fighters, types of planes, and notes specific to each mission.

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[38] p. ; 12 cm.

Creation Information

Cruthirds, Gayle 1944.

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Flight log created by Gayle Cruthirds, member of the 376th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, documenting his bombing missions over Italy and Eastern Europe between May 17, 1944 through September 20, 1944. Cruthirds discusses dates, flight times, mission location, weather, presence of flak and fighters, types of planes, and notes specific to each mission.

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[38] p. ; 12 cm.

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  • 1944

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  • May 17, 1944 - September 20, 1944

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  • June 8, 2011, 5:05 p.m.

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Cruthirds, Gayle. [Gayle Cruthirds World War II Flight Log], book, 1944; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160199/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The History Center.