The narrow margin: the Battle of Britain and the rise of air power, 1930-1940

by Derek Wood

Publisher: Arrow Books in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 576 Downloads: 560
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Subjects:

  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 551-553.

Statement[by] Derek Wood & Derek Dempster; foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Thomas Pike.
ContributionsDempster, Derek D., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD785 .W6 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination576 p.
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5649520M
LC Control Number68087015

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