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London at war 1939-1945 by Philip Ziegler

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Published by Sinclair-Stevenson in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- London.,
  • London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPhilip Ziegler.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,372p. :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16020465M
ISBN 101856193845

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