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The First War Planes

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Published by Fawcett Publications in Greenwich, Conn. USA .
Written in English


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SeriesFawcettbook -- 460
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19594663M


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About this Item: Fawcett Books Conn. (Subject: Aviation - Pre World War II) An American publication in four sections covering the years of the First World War from Contents include famous WWI aces, early aerial combat, scouting planes, the Lafayette Escadrille and American squadrons in the Great War.

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Embed. Edit. Last edited by Open Library Bot. December 5, | History. An edition of The first war planes () The first war planes. Abridged ed. by William E Pages: The First War Planes: Series: Purnell's HISTORY OF THE WORLD WARS Special» Fomat: Paperback: Pages: 64 pages: Language: English: Publisher: Phoebus Publishing Co.

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