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Winged victory

Jim Davis

Winged victory

the story of a bomber command air gunner

by Jim Davis

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Published by R.J. Leach in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force. -- Bomber Command.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Davis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD602 .D28 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21567554M
    ISBN 10187305016X
    OCLC/WorldCa33207665


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