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XXIth Bomber Command/Definition

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A definition or brief description of XXIth Bomber Command.
The operational field headquarters, based in the Mariana Islands and commanded by Gen. Gurtis LeMay, which conducted the main conventional and nuclear bombing of the Japanese home islands, as well as mining by aircraft; bypassed Chester W. Nimitz and Douglas MacArthur to report to the Twentieth Air Force in Washington, under Joint Chiefs of Staff control