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Published by Cooper in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
  • Fighter pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.

StatementGraham Pitchfork.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD786 .P58 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6841238M
ISBN 100850525861, 1844150070
LC Control Number00340782

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