Whiteman Air Force Base - Larson Usaf (Ret), Lt Col George a, and Tibbets IV, General Paul (Foreword by)
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Whiteman Air Force Base is located two miles south of Knob Noster. The base was activated following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, becoming Sedalia Army Air Field in November 1942 to train glider pilots and paratroopers. In August 1951, the base was assigned to the Strategic Air Command, with the 340th Bombardment Wing flying the Boeing B-47 Stratojet bomber and KC-97 tanker. The base was renamed in honor of 2nd Lt. George Whiteman, US Army Air Corps, who was killed in his P-40 by a Japanese Zero during the attack on ...

Whiteman Air Force Base 2018, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467128124

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Whiteman Air Force Base 2018, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540228000