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Who was who in World War II

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Published by Arms and Armour Press in London .
Written in English


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Keegan.
ContributionsKeegan, John, 1934-
LC ClassificationsD736 .W48
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4293337M
ISBN 100853681821
LC Control Number78321099

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