The guns of World War II

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Macdonald and Jane"s , London
World War, 1939-1945 -- Artillery operat
Statement[by] Ian V. Hogg.
SeriesA Macdonald illustrated war study
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUF561 .H63
The Physical Object
Pagination152 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4945681M
ISBN 100356082466
LC Control Number76373405
OCLC/WorldCa2464275

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