Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
MCKAY, C.G. (Author)
CASS SERIES - STUDIES IN INTELLIGENCE (Author)
Cass (Publisher)
Production date
1993
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 23cm., Pagination: viii, 306p.

Catalogue number
LBY 93 / 1593

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