Book Discussion on Mighty Eighth in WW II

J. Kemp McLaughlin, retired Brigadier General in the United States Air Force, discussed his book The Mighty Eighth in WW II: A Memoir,… read more

J. Kemp McLaughlin, retired Brigadier General in the United States Air Force, discussed his book The Mighty Eighth in WW II: A Memoir, published by University Press of Kentucky. In the book, the author describes his experiences on an aerial bombardment team in Western Europe during the Second World War. He explains the significance of his missions, the risks faced by himself and his comrades, and the damage they were able to inflict on Nazi Germany. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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  • Sam Anthony Director National Archives and Records Administration->Author Lecture Program
  • J. Kemp McLaughlin Brigadier General (Retired) U.S. Air Force

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Book Discussion on Mighty Eighth in WW II

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162411-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 18, 2001
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2001

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  • Feb 18, 2001 | 1:55pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 03, 2001 | 1:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 24, 2001 | 6:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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