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Assault from the sky the history of airborne warfare by John Weeks

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Air warfare -- History.,
  • Airborne troops -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Weeks.
SeriesBattle standards, A David & Charles military book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG630
The Physical Object
Pagination236p.,(16)p. of plates :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22416607M
ISBN 100715392042
OCLC/WorldCa24246948

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