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War in a stringbag

Charles Lamb

War in a stringbag

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Published by Time-Life in Alexandria, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lamb, Charles, 1914-1981.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Fighter pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Swordfish (Torpedo-bomber)

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Rev. ed. London : L. Cooper, 1987.

      StatementCharles Lamb ; foreword by Sir Charles Evans.
      GenrePersonal narratives, British., Biography.
      SeriesWings of war
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD786 .L29 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1429574M
      ISBN 100809497751
      LC Control Number93040888
      OCLC/WorldCa29357271


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