Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
30 ANTI AIRCRAFT BRIGADE (Author)
n.pub. (Publisher)
Production date
1943
Place made
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 21cm., Pagination: 10p. map, facsim.

Catalogue number
LBY K. 84 / 2309

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Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
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