U.S. Air Force Special Forces Pararescue (Warfare and Weapons) by Kim Covert

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Written in English

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  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - Military / War,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

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The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9675963M
ISBN 100531120139
ISBN 109780531120132

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