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B-52 Stratofortress (Warbirds Fotofax) by Jeffery L. Ethell

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Published by Arms & Armour .
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  • Military Aircraft - 1955 - 1970,
  • History: American,
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • B-52 bomber

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8285246M
ISBN 100853689377
ISBN 109780853689379

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