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World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript, 1942-1945

Overview of the Collection

Title
World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript
Dates
1942-1945 (inclusive)
Quantity
.5 linear ft.
Collection Number
XOE_CPNWS0326carpetbagger (collection)
Summary
This manuscript contains a military history of the United States Air Force's 492nd Bombardment Group. Also known as the Carpetbagger Project, the 492nd flew special operations to deliver supplies to resistance groups in enemy-occupied countries during World War II.
Repository
Western Washington University, Heritage Resources
Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Building
808 25th St
Bellingham, WA
98225-9123
Telephone: 360-650-7747
Heritage.Resources@wwu.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


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This manuscript contains a military history of the United States Air Force's 492nd Bombardment Group. Also known as the Carpetbagger Project, the 492nd flew special operations to deliver supplies to resistance groups in enemy-occupied countries during World War II. The manuscript contains references to official military correspondence, journal entries and other personal accounts, and numerous photographs and copies of newspaper clippings.

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Preferred Citation

World War II Carpetbagger Project manuscript, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

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