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The Icarus illusion

Steven K. Black

The Icarus illusion

technology, doctrine and the Soviet Air Force

by Steven K. Black

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Published .
Written in English

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  • National security affairs

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25459504M


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