Vulcan units of the Cold War by Andrew J. Brookes

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Published by Osprey Pub. in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Vulcan (Jet bomber) -- History,
  • Cold War -- Aerial operations, British,
  • Falkland Islands War, 1982 -- Aerial operations, British

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAndrew Brookes.
SeriesOsprey combat aircraft -- 72
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 B766 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23698170M
ISBN 101846032970
ISBN 109781846032974
LC Control Number2009294310

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