Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
DIE DEUTSCHEN DIVISIONEN, 1939-1945 (Author)
SCHMITZ, PETER (Author)
Biblio Verlag (Publisher)
Production date
1993
Place made
Osnabrück
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: 4 vols. (xxi, 782; 690; 652; 859p.) maps, plans

Catalogue number
LBY 93 / 1740

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