Fighters of the United States Air Force from World War I pursuits to the F-117 by Robert F. Dorr

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Published by Military Press, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Fighter planes -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementRobert F. Dorr & David Donald.
ContributionsDonald, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 D638 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2054981M
ISBN 100517669943
LC Control Number88033064

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