3 edition of The first war in the air found in the catalog.
The first war in the air
Reginald Hugh Kiernan
Bibliography: p. 189.
|Statement||by R. H. Kiernan, with a preface by Air Marshal Sir R. Brook-Popham.|
|LC Classifications||D602 .K53|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191  p.|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||35001416|
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