Experiences of war

the American airman in Europe by Roger A. Freeman

Publisher: Arms and Armour in London

Written in English
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

StatementRoger A. Freeman.
SeriesExperiences of war
LC ClassificationsD790 .F6543 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20632317M
ISBN 100853688885

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