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Desert warfare from its Roman origins to the Gulf conflict by Bryan Perrett

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Published by P. Stephens, Distributed by Sterling Pub. Co. in [Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England], New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle East.,
  • Africa, North.

Subjects:

  • Desert warfare -- History.,
  • World war, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East.,
  • World war, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBryan Perrett.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU167.5.D4 P47 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2256623M
ISBN 100850599172
LC Control Number89135743

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