Landmarks in aviation history

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Woodfield , Bognor Regis, West Sussex [England]
Aeronautics -- Hi
StatementBarry Smart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL515 .S523 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 152 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23690340M
ISBN 101846830362
ISBN 139781846830365
LC Control Number2009379886

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Aeronaut Books is a publisher of aviation history books for enthusiasts by enthusiasts. Our goal is to publish fun, exciting books about aviation in the Great War for our readers, and also to preserve the history.

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