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Airborne in 1943

Kevin Wilson

Airborne in 1943

the daring Allied air campaign over the North Sea

by Kevin Wilson

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Published .
Written in English

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

  • About the Edition

    Draws from letters, diaries, and interviews to recount the air campaigns of 1943, a period of unprecedented bombing against Germany by Allied bomber planes.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-464) and index.

    StatementKevin Wilson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD785 .W49 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination479 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977832M
    ISBN 101681778807
    ISBN 109781681778808
    LC Control Number2018194400
    OCLC/WorldCa1076575579

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