By Roger Freeman
;American Eagles, quantity three: P-47 Thunderbolt devices of the 8th Air strength (USAAF shades) КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: American Eagles, quantity three: P-47 Thunderbolt devices of the 8th Air strength (USAAF Colours)Автор: Roger FreemanИздательство: vintage PublicationsISBN: 1903223180Год: 2002Страниц: 96Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 13.16МБЯзык: английскийReference advisor to the P-47's carrier with the 'Mighty 8th' from the summer season of 1942 to past D-Day. additionally encompasses a camouflage and markings review and biographies of Thunderbolt aces. 31 color profiles. five color and 195 b/w photos.Скачать: Depositfiles UploadingHotfile zero
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