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Soviet air forces fighters and bombers. by Colin Munro

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Published by Sports Car Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Soviet Union. Voenno-Vozdushnye Sily -- History.,
  • Airplanes, Military.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesModern aircraft series
LC ClassificationsTL685.3 .M835 1972
The Physical Object
Pagination121 p.
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5327702M
ISBN 100871120518
LC Control Number72180631

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