By Christer Bergström, Martin Pegg
Jagdwaffe: The conflict in Russia November 1942-December 1943
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Jagdwaffe The War in Russia November 1942-December 1943 (Luftwaffe Colours Volume Four Section 3) by Christer Bergström, Martin Pegg