Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
WHEELER, KEITH (Author)
TIME-LIFE BOOKS (Author)
TIME-LIFE BOOKS WORLD WAR TWO SERIES; VOL. 19 (Author)
Time-Life Books (Publisher)
Production date
1979
Place made
Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 30cm., Pagination: 208p. ill., facsims., maps, plans, ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 07 / 1140

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