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The Soviet Air Force in World War II

the official history

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, Soviet.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementoriginally published by the Ministry of Defense of the USSR. Translated by Leland Fetzer. Edited by Ray Wagner.
    ContributionsWagner, Ray, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD792.R9 S6513
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 440 p.
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5296257M
    ISBN 100385047681
    LC Control Number72076158

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