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Short of War

A. Timothy Warnock

Short of War

Major United States Air Force Contingency Operations, 1947-1997

by A. Timothy Warnock

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Published by United States Government Printing .
Written in English

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Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL7373972M
ISBN 100160504112
ISBN 109780160504112

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