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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The collection is open to the public.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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