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|LC Classifications||DS559.8.F83 W47 2000|
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|Pagination||viii, 207 p. :|
|Number of Pages||207|
|LC Control Number||00699150|
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It formed part of the immense Allied strategic bombing effort during the targets in Germany and in Axis Europe included refineries, synthetic fuel factories, storage depots and other on: European theatre of World War II.