B-17 Flying Fortress in color by Steve Birdsall

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Published by Squadron/Signal Publications in Carrollton, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • B-17 bomber.,
  • Airplanes, Military -- Markings.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Steve Birdsall ; illustrated by Don Greer.
SeriesFighting colors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 B558 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2340318M
ISBN 100897471806
LC Control Number86232767

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