Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
MOYES, PHILIP J.R. (Author)
AERODATA INTERNATIONAL; NO. 11 (Author)
Vintage Aviation Publications (Publisher)
Production date
1979
Place made
Oxford
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 30cm., Pagination: p.201-220 chiefly ill. (some col.), figs.

Catalogue number
LBY K. 98 / 1750

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