battle for Germany

by H. Essame

Publisher: Batsford in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 228 Downloads: 680
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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western.

Edition Notes

bibl p221-222.

Statementby H. Essame.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,228p.,16plates :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21667901M
ISBN 100713411708

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