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Parachuting to danger

Lionel Scott

Parachuting to danger

a British airman with the French Resistance

by Lionel Scott

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. published as: I dropped in. London : Barrie & Rockliff, 1959.

StatementLionel Scott.
ContributionsScott, Lionel.
The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22453568M
ISBN 100709035284
OCLC/WorldCa18070701

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