Eastern approaches.

by Maclean, Sir Fitzroy, bart.

Publisher: J. Cape in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 543 Downloads: 298
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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Yugoslavia,
  • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.
The Physical Object
Pagination543 p. illus., ports., maps. ;
Number of Pages543
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18953407M

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