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6 edition of Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress found in the catalog.

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

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Published by Specialty Press in North Branch, MN .
Written in English

  • B-17 bomber.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBoeing B seventeen Flying Fortress, B-17 Flying Fortress
    Statementby Frederick A. Johnsen.
    SeriesWarbird tech series ;, v. 7
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 J5996 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL111483M
    ISBN 100933424701
    LC Control Number99231544

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