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The D-Day companion

The D-Day companion

leading historians explore history"s greatest amphibious assault

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Published by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-279) and index.

    Statementeditor, Jane Penrose.
    ContributionsPenrose, Jane.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20944070M
    ISBN 101841767794

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