The world"s great fighter aircraft the inside story of 100 classics in the evolution of fighter aircraft by Green, William

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Published by Crescent Books in New York .

Written in English

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Statementcomp. by William Green and Gordon Swanborough
ContributionsSwanborough, Gordon, joint comp
LC ClassificationsTL685.3 .G733 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24779443M
ISBN 100517358255
ISBN 109780517358252

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