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Fly navy

naval aviators and carrier aviation : a history

by Philip Kaplan

  • 331 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Aurum in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Aircraft carriers -- United States -- History.,
    • Aircraft carriers -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Naval aviation -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementPhilip Kaplan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV874.3 .K36 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3532267M
      ISBN 101854107674
      LC Control Number2001430388

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