last year of the Luftwaffe

May 1944 to May 1945 by Price, Alfred.

Publisher: Motorbooks International in Osceola, WI, USA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 191 Downloads: 831
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Subjects:

  • Germany. Luftwaffe -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188) and index.

StatementAlfred Price.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD787 .P67 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1548426M
ISBN 100879385553
LC Control Number91027901

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