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Albert Ball, VC

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Ball, Albert, 1896-1917., Air pilots -- Great Britain -- Biography., World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations, Bri

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StatementChaz Bowyer.
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LC ClassificationsUG626.2.B34 B68
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., [12] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4600869M
ISBN 100718300459
LC Control Number77363802
OCLC/WorldCa3274452

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Captain Albert Ball VC, one of the most distinguished fighter pilots of the Great War was only 20 years of age when he was killed near Annoeulin. Recognised by the Germans, he was carried the half mile or so from the crash site and buried with full military honours in.

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