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Published by K.W. Publishers in association with Centre for Air Power Studies in New Delhi .
Written in English


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Statementeditor, Manpreet Sethi ; introduction by Jasjit Singh.
ContributionsSethi, Manpreet, Dr., Centre for Air Power Studies (New Delhi, India)
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 123 p. ;
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23624036M
ISBN 108187966793
ISBN 109788187966791
LC Control Number2009346189
OCLC/WorldCa423293595

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