The British Army and the operational of war

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Published by Tri-Service Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain. -- Army.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Military

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by J.J.G. Mackenzie and Brian Holden Reid.
ContributionsMackenzie, J. J. G., Reid, Brian Holden.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA649
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21491784M
ISBN 101854880098, 1854880004

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