A companion to the wings of World War II a guide and commentary for collectors of military flight qualification badges of the Second World War

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Published by R.J. Huff in Sarasota, Fla .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Air forces -- Insignia -- Pictorial works.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations -- Pictorial works.,
  • Wings (Insignia) -- Pictorial works.

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Statementby Russell J. Huff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1180 .H82 1987
The Physical Object
FormatSoftcover
Pagination105 p.
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2127547M
ISBN 100961818824
LC Control Number88189200
OCLC/WorldCa22004036

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