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Boeing B-52

Stratofortress (Crowood Aviation)

by Tony Thornborough

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Published by Crowood Press (UK) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Military vehicles,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - Persian Gulf War (1991),
  • Military - Persian Gulf War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8629249M
    ISBN 101861261136
    ISBN 109781861261137

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