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Why air forces fail

the anatomy of defeat

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Aeronautics, Military -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris.
    ContributionsHigham, Robin D. S., Harris, Stephen John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG625 .W59 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3414479M
    ISBN 100813123747
    ISBN 109780813123745
    LC Control Number2005030640

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Table of Contents for Why air forces fail: the anatomy of defeat / edited by Robin Higham and Stephen J. Harris, available from the Library of Congress. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

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