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The Fighter Pilot Who Refused to Die

The Authorized Biography of Lt. Col. (Ret) Richard Suehr

by Omoviekovwa A., Ph.D. Nakireru

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Published by iUniverse .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages306
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Open LibraryOL7553377M
ISBN 100595289940
ISBN 109780595289943

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