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Recollections of air combat

Merle L. Perkins

Recollections of air combat

Europe and the Balkans, Foggia, Italy, 1944, as flies-- or sparrows : scripts and scraps

by Merle L. Perkins

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Published by SHAPE in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Perkins, Merle L. -- Poetry.,
  • United States. Army Air Forces -- Poetry.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Poetry.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMerle L. Perkins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .P425 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL818769M
    ISBN 100963722069, 0963722050
    LC Control Number95069074


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