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Lockheed Aircraft

The History of Lockheed Martin (Aircraft Cutaways)

by Bill Gunston

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aircraft: general interest,
  • Aviation manufacturing industry,
  • History of engineering & technology,
  • Weapons & equipment,
  • Infrastructure,
  • Air And Space Forces,
  • Air Transportation,
  • Transportation,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • History / Military / Aviation,
  • Aviation - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMike Badrocke (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8993077M
    ISBN 101855327759
    ISBN 109781855327757


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