The Blackburn Shark by Vincent, Carl

Cover of: The Blackburn Shark | Vincent, Carl

Published by Canada"s Wings in Stittsville, Ont .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Blackburn Shark (Bomber),
  • Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force -- History

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementCarl Vincent ; drawings by G. G. Hopp ; design by Rick Johnson.
SeriesCanada"s wings ;, v. 1a
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG1242.B6 V56 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination103 p. :
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4285427M
ISBN 100920002021
LC Control Number78312079
OCLC/WorldCa4002657

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