Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
BORMANN, MARTIN (Author)
ROPER, H.R. TREVOR- (Author)
Weidenfeld and Nicolson (Publisher)
Production date
1954
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: xxiii, 200p., 4p. of plates facsim., frontis., ports.

Catalogue number
LBY 81 / 4330-101

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