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100 years of British naval aviation

Christopher F. Shores

100 years of British naval aviation

by Christopher F. Shores

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Published by Haynes in Sparkford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Aviation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Published in association with the Royal Navy.

    Other titlesOne hundred years of British naval aviation
    StatementChristopher Shores.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Royal Navy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVG95.G7 S55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p. :
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23993907M
    ISBN 101844256618
    ISBN 109781844256617
    LC Control Number2008943647

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