We Thought We Heard the Angels Sing
Lt. James C. Whittaker

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Published: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., June 9, 1943

This book belonged to Lt. Jack H. Gardner, a friend of the author, Lt. James C. Whittaker. Both men served in the Sixth Ferrying Group, US Army Air Corps Transport Command at Long Beach, California.

Due to copyright restrictions, this item shows only the note to Lt. Gardner and the signature of the author on the title page.

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Added: August 30, 2012

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An account of the flight carrying World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker that ditched in the Pacific in 1942, written by co-pilot Lt. James C. Whittaker. This is an excerpt showing only a note and signature of the author.

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