Object details

Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Pen and Sword (Publisher)
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Place made
Barnsley, South Yorkshire

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: 200p. ill., facsims., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 05 / 2538

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