Balkan campaign, 1940-1941. by United States Military Academy. Dept. of Military Art and Engineering.

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  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Balkan Peninsula

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LC ClassificationsD766 .U47
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Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL6204897M
LC Control Number56017954
OCLC/WorldCa5090764

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