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Bomber Harris

Henry Probert

Bomber Harris

his life and times : the biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris, the wartime chief of Bomber Command

by Henry Probert

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Published by Stoddart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harris, Arthur Travers, -- Sir, -- 1892-,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force -- Biography.,
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Air Force. -- Bomber Command -- History.,
  • Marshals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Probert.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG626.2.H36 P76 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22151281M
    ISBN 100773733299
    LC Control Number2001049995


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