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Jumping Into Fire: The WWII Story of Black Airborne Infantry Smokejumpers

Jumping Into Fire: The WWII Story of Black Airborne Infantry Smokejumpers in the Pacific Northwest and the Secret War They Fought

Location:  South Hill Library, 3324 S. Perry St.
Spokane, WA 99203

In the summer of 1945, 300 Black Army Airborne troops cross-trained in Pendleton, Oregon to fight fires in the Pacific Northwest. These men also fought a secret war threat - code name "Operation Firefly." Their mission began in secret and ended the same. This is their story.

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