Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
OVENS, JOHN (Author)
THORNBURY MUSEUM BOOKS; NO. 3 (Author)
Thornbury Museum Books (Publisher)
Production date
2011
Place made
Thornbury, Gloucestershire
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 20cm., Pagination: 52p.: col. ill., frontis., facsims., maps, ports.

Catalogue number
LBY K. 11 / 589

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Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
Second World War
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