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Aircraft carrier

John Winton

Aircraft carrier

by John Winton

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Published by Joseph in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) John Winton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304p. ;
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16687505M
    ISBN 10071811891X
    OCLC/WorldCa6995387

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Aircraft Carrier This exceptional minute-by-minute diary of the action aboard the Yorktown tells the amazing story of men facing danger daily. It's all here--the jokes to deal with fear, the superstitions, the intense interdependence, the excited pilots returning from successful strikes, the /5.

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