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Brassey"s encyclopedia of military history and biography

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  • English

Brassey"s , Washington
Military art and science -- Encyclopedias., Military history -- Encyclopedias., Military biography -- Encyclope
Statementexecutive editor Franklin D. Margiotta ; foreward by John Keegan.
ContributionsMargiotta, Franklin D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU24 .B73 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx. 1197 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1108237M
ISBN 100028810961
LC Control Number94033551

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