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The Spitfire story

Alfred Price

The Spitfire story

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Published by Silverdale in Enderby .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spitfire (Fighter plane),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlfred Price
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25545585M
    ISBN 10185605702X
    ISBN 109781856057028
    OCLC/WorldCa59463725

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