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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cunningham, Alan, -- Sir.,
  • Ritchie, Neil, -- Sir.,
  • Auchinleck, Claude John Eyre, -- Sir, -- 1884-,
  • Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, -- Viscount, -- 1887-1976.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
  • Generals -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCorrelli Barnett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD736 B37 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20719838M
ISBN 100043550185, 0253116007

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