Normandy 1944 Allied Landings and Breakout (Campaign) by Stephen Badsey

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Published by Osprey Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European history: Second World War,
  • War & defence operations,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military History - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8264993M
ISBN 100850459214
ISBN 109780850459210

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