Attacker, Swift, and Scimitar
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Attacker, Swift, and Scimitar by Philip Birtles

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Published by Howell Press .
Written in English


  • Military Aircraft,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • General,
  • History

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7790887M
ISBN 100711020345
ISBN 109780711020344

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