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Restoring museum aircraft

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Published by Schiffer Military History in Atglen, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Airplanes,
  • Conservation and restoration,
  • Aeronautical museums

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Mikesh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL671.95 .M55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination218 p. :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24803402M
    ISBN 100764332341
    ISBN 109780764332340
    LC Control Number2009923140
    OCLC/WorldCa461980690

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