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War winners

by Ronald William Clark

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military weapons -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Military history, Modern -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald W. Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF526 .C55 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4220445M
    ISBN 100283985038
    LC Control Number80500238

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