Published 1988 by M.D. Klaás in [Sherman Oaks, CA] (14290 Roblar Pl., Sherman Oaks 91423) .
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|Other titles||Wings to Morocco, 1940, 1943, 1988.|
|Statement||by M.D. Klaás.|
|Contributions||Klaás, M. D.|
|LC Classifications||TL531 .K53 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||161 leaves in various foliations :|
|Number of Pages||161|
|LC Control Number||88202727|
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