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4 edition of How to fly the B-29 Superfortress found in the catalog.

How to fly the B-29 Superfortress

How to fly the B-29 Superfortress

the official manual for the plane that bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • B-29 bomber -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally written in 1945 by and for combat crews of World War II.

    Statementnew introduction by Jeffrey L. Ethell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 H69 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1112902M
    ISBN 101853671940
    LC Control Number94038786


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