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Battle : Normandy, 1944 Life and Death in the Heat of Combat by Kenneth John Macksey

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Published by Grub Street .
Written in English


  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: First World War,
  • World history,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • WWII,
  • Military History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8764798M
ISBN 101902304470
ISBN 109781902304472

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