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German night fighter aces of World War 2

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Published by Osprey Pub. in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Germany. Luftwaffe -- Biography,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German,
    • Fighter pilots -- Germany -- Biography,
    • Night fighter planes,
    • Night fighting (Military science)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJerry Scutts.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesOsprey aircraft of the aces ;, 20
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD787 .S367 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL122858M
      ISBN 101855326965
      LC Control Number99490290


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