Shropshire airfields in the Second World War
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Published by Countryside Books in Newbury, Berkshire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Shropshire,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British,
  • Air bases -- England -- Shropshire -- History -- 20th century,
  • Shropshire (England) -- History, Military -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobin J. Brooks.
SeriesAirfields series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA670.S4 B78 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23726185M
ISBN 10184674105X
ISBN 109781846741050
LC Control Number2009292550

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