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The Atlantic Wall (1): France (Fortress) by Steven Zaloga

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
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  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Europe,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsHugh Johnson (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8961948M
ISBN 10184603129X
ISBN 109781846031298

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