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Lockheed SR-71

Paul F. Crickmore

Lockheed SR-71

The Secret Missions Exposed (Osprey Modern Military)

by Paul F. Crickmore

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Published by Osprey Military Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Military Aircraft - 1970 - 1980,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8992816M
    ISBN 101855323133
    ISBN 109781855323131
    OCLC/WorldCa28742964


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