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The Ravens

Christopher Robbins

The Ravens

the men who flew in America"s secret war in Laos

by Christopher Robbins

  • 39 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Laos,
  • Laos.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Campaigns -- Laos.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Laos -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Robbins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.8.L3 R62 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 420 p., [24] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages420
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2378251M
      ISBN 100517566125
      LC Control Number87006687

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