Fire bombers by Philip Wallick

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Published by Osprey Pub., Sole distributors for the USA, Motorbooks International in London, Osceola, Wis., USA .

Written in English

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StatementPhilip Wallick.
SeriesOsprey colour series
LC ClassificationsSD421.43 .W34 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2089058M
ISBN 100850458021
LC Control Number88131208

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