defence of the United Kingdom. by Basil Collier

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Published by H.M. Stationery Off. in London .

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Defenses

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Book details

SeriesHistory of the Second World War
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD759 C6
The Physical Object
Pagination557p.
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14781085M

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