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Operation Compass

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • World history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • North Africa,
  • Military - General,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChrista Hook (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8922248M
    ISBN 101841762806
    ISBN 109781841762807


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