Aircraft in warfare the dawn of the fourth arm by F. W. Lanchester

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Published by D. Appleton & Company in New York .

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  • Aeronautics, Military.

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Statementby F.W. Lanchester ... ; with introductory preface by Maj.-Gen. Sir David Henderson ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG630 .L3 1917.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, [2], 222 p., [14] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6766522M
LC Control Number31031810
OCLC/WorldCa20290994

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