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Ordeal of arms air combat, Europe and the Balkans, Foggia, 1944 by Merle L. Perkins

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Published by SHAPE in Madison, Wis. (923 Cornell Court, Madison 53705) .
Written in English



  • Europe.,
  • United States


  • Perkins, Merle L.,
  • United States. Army Air Forces -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe.,
  • Airmen -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Cover subtitle: Air combat, Europe and the Balkans, World War II.

StatementMerle L. Perkins.
LC ClassificationsD790 .P42 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1503990M
LC Control Number93183540

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