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Abandoned at Leyte

the World War II memories of Dr. Doy Duncan, wildcat pilot.

by Doy H. Duncan

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Published by Phoenix International in Fayetteville, Ark .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Duncan, Doy H., 1921-,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.,
    • Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944.,
    • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .D862 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3556537M
      ISBN 100971347018
      LC Control Number2002013986

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