World War II fighter-bomber pilot

by Bill Colgan

Publisher: Tab Books in Blue Ridge Summit, PA

Written in English
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  • Colgan, Bill.,
  • United States. Air Force -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesWorld War 2 fighter-bomber pilot., World War Two fighter-bomber pilot., Fighter bomber pilot.
StatementBill Colgan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD790 .C64 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3022338M
ISBN 10083062368X
LC Control Number85002565

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