Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
LEFTWICH, JOSEPH (Author)
Thomas Yoseloff (Publisher)
Production date
1971
Place made
New York
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: 188p., 4p. of plates ill., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 88 / 2587

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