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4 edition of Planning the American Air War found in the catalog.

Planning the American Air War

Four Men and Nine Days in 1941

by James C. Gaston

  • 239 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • USA,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8272107M
    ISBN 100898750598
    ISBN 109780898750591

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