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Guerrillas in uniform

Morris, Eric

Guerrillas in uniform

Churchill"s private armies in the Middle East and the war against Japan, 1940-45

by Morris, Eric

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Special Forces -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementEric Morris.
    LC ClassificationsUA649
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(320)p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22377909M
    ISBN 100091735238

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