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LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845.  (THE UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH ARMY FROM 1600 TO 1845)., Willing, Paul, Colonel.  Illustrations by Charles Vernier.  Preface by General Bertrand de Lapresle.
LES UNIFORMES DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 1660 A 1845. (THE UNIFORMS OF THE FRENCH ARMY FROM 1600 TO 1845).
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AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II., Mondey, David.  (Associate authors:  John Cook, Michael J. Hooks, Chris Chant.)
AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II.
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2 GROUP R.A.F.  A COMPLETE HISTORY, 1936-1945.  (RAF), Bowyer, Michael J.F.
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TWENTY-ONE SQUADRONS.  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE:  1925-1957., Hunt, Leslie.  Foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Foxley-Norris.
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RICHTHOFEN: BEYOND THE LEGEND OF THE RED BARON., Kilduff, Peter.
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SPLENDOUR AT COURT:  DRESSING FOR ROYAL OCCASIONS SINCE 1700., Arch, Nigel and Marschner, Joanna.
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BURLINGTON'S STREETS: WHAT'S BEHIND THE NAME?, Armstrong, Peggy and Armstrong, Les.
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NAPOLEONIC PLASTIC FIGURE MODELLING:  BILL OTTINGER'S HISTOREX MASTERCLASS., Ottinger, Bill.
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