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Secret forces of World War II

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations.,
  • Special forces (Military science) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Intelligence service -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London ; New York : Granada, 1985.

    StatementPhilip Warner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 W38 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3453120M
    ISBN 10184415114X
    LC Control Number2005363155
    OCLC/WorldCa56460586


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