The strike wings special anti-shipping squadrons, 1942-1945 by Roy Conyers Nesbit

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Published by W. Kimber in London .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Germany

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.,
  • Naval convoys -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Armed merchant ships -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Merchant marine -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [274]-278.

Book details

StatementRoy Conyers Nesbit.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD786 .N468 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2633886M
ISBN 100718305205
LC Control Number85206344

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The action described in the book is very different from the bomber and fighter battles over Europe and in the Pacific. I would recommend it to anyone interested in World War II aerial combat.

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