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Douglas Skyraider by B. R. Jackson

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Published by Aero Publishers in Fallbrook, Calif .
Written in English


  • Skyraider (Attack plane)

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Edition Notes

Statementby B. R. Jackson. Illustrated by Tohoru Maruyama. Assisted by Hideki Yamauchi.
LC ClassificationsTL686.D65 J3
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5216332M
LC Control Number75083469

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