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Knights of the air

John Norman Harris

Knights of the air

Canadian aces of World War I.

by John Norman Harris

  • 291 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations,
    • Air pilots -- Canada

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by William Wheeler.
      SeriesGreat stories of Canada,, 18
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD607.C2 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p.
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6265638M
      LC Control Number59000449
      OCLC/WorldCa3505485

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