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The British aircraft carrier

Paul Beaver

The British aircraft carrier

by Paul Beaver

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Published by P. Stephens, Distributed by Sterling Pub. Co. in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Aviation -- History.,
    • Aircraft carriers -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul Beaver.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV874.5.G7 B4 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2466658M
      ISBN 10085059877X
      LC Control Number87175861
      OCLC/WorldCa17805050

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