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Pappy Gunn

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arkansas,
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • Philippines.,
  • Philippines
    • Subjects:
    • Gunn, Paul Irvin, 1899-1957.,
    • United States. Navy -- Flight officers -- Biography.,
    • Philippine Airlines -- Officials and employees -- Biography.,
    • Air pilots -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- United States.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Philippines.,
    • Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons.,
    • Americans -- Philippines -- Biography.,
    • Businessmen -- Philippines -- Biography.,
    • Arkansas -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Nathaniel Gunn.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT275.G8525 G86 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3312671M
      ISBN 10141843776X, 1418437751, 1418455741
      LC Control Number2004093234


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Col. Gunn was one of those almost congenitally fated warriors; he was ""born to fly."". Safely back in Australia, “Pappy” Gunn became great friends with Major John “Big Jim” Davies, the commanding officer of the 27 th Bomb Group (later known as the 3rd Bomb Group).

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