Pioneer Pilots

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Published by Perfection Learning .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Aerial operations,
  • Fighter pilots

Edition Notes

Reading Essentials in Social Studies

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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7996461M
ISBN 100756944848
ISBN 109780756944841

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