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Tumult in the clouds

the British experience of the war in the air, 1914-1918

by Nigel Steel

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNigel Steel and Peter Hart.
    ContributionsHart, Peter, 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD602 .S74 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 382 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL102415M
    ISBN 10034063846X
    LC Control Number99217827


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