Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
KIMBLE, DAVID L. (Author)
WEAPONS AND WARFARE QUARTERLY, SPECIAL NUMBER 49 (Author)
International Graphics (Publisher)
Production date
1982
Place made
Bennington, Vermont
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 28cm., Pagination: 34p. ill., figs., maps

Catalogue number
LBY K. 83 / 1952

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