Soviet aviation and air power a historical view

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Published by Brassey"s, Westview Press in London, Boulder, Colo .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union,
  • Soviet Union.

Subjects:

  • Aeronautics, Military -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Aeronautics -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Air power -- Soviet Union

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementedited by Robin Higham and Jacob W. Kipp.
ContributionsHigham, Robin D. S., Kipp, Jacob W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG635.R9 S596 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4896731M
ISBN 100891581162
LC Control Number76030815

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