Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
ROYAL ENGINEERS. CAMOUFLAGE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (Author)
MIDDLE EAST TRAINING PAMPHLET; NO. 8 (Author)
[Royal Engineers (Publisher)
Production date
1941
Place made
N.p.
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 27x33cm., Pagination: 2 pts. (36; 12p.) ill., figs.

Catalogue number
LBY K. 91 / 382

Object associations

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