The World almanac book of World War II

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Published by World Almanac Publications, Prentice-Hall in New York, N.Y, Englewood Cliffs, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Chronology,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesWorld War II.
Statementedited by Peter Young.
ContributionsYoung, Peter, 1915-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD743.5 .W67
The Physical Object
Pagination613 p. :
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4123835M
ISBN 100911818197
LC Control Number80080563

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