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Great American bombers of WW II

B-17 Flying Fortress

by William N. Hess

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Published by MBI Pub. Co. in Osceola, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bombers -- United States -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 427) and index.

      Other titlesGreat American bombers of World War II
      StatementWilliam N. Hess, [Frederick A. Johnsen, Chester Marshall].
      ContributionsJohnsen, Frederick A., Marshall, Chester.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 H4723 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination431 p. :
      Number of Pages431
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL376062M
      ISBN 100760306508
      LC Control Number98037971


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