Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
BERESFORD, MICHAEL J. MASSY- (Author)
MASSY-BERESFORD, MICHAEL J. (Author)
n.pub. (Publisher)
Production date
2007
Place made
N.p.
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 29cm., Pagination: 240p. ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), ports. (some col.)

Catalogue number
LBY 07 / 1445

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