3 edition of The history of combat airplanes found in the catalog.
The history of combat airplanes
by Norwich University in [Northfield, Vt
|Statement||by Charles G. Grey.|
|Series||James Jackson Cabot professorship of air traffic regulation and air transportation at Norwich University publication ;, no. 7|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 88/3292 (T)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 158 p.|
|Number of Pages||158|
|LC Control Number||89894953|
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