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Engines of war

Adam and Charles Black (Firm)

Engines of war

the mechanised army in action

by Adam and Charles Black (Firm)

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army.,
  • Mechanization, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprocuced in collaboration with the War office. With a foreword by Field-Marshall Sir John Dill.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. War Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA649 .B56 1942
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86, [8] p. incl. plates.
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6438341M
    LC Control Number42019496
    OCLC/WorldCa4578494

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