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Wargaming airborne operations

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Published by Kaye and Ward in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Crete.
    • Subjects:
    • War games.,
    • Airborne troops.,
    • Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece -- Crete.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 249-250.

      Statement[by] Donald Featherstone.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU310 .F447
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[3], 250 p., plate :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4285155M
      ISBN 100718211723
      LC Control Number78311768


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