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Missiles of the world

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guided missiles

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Michael J. H. Taylor and John W. R. Taylor.
    ContributionsTaylor, John William Ransom, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG632 .T38 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination167 p.
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5286600M
    ISBN 100684131692
    LC Control Number72005708


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