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EBEN EMAEL (Secret Operations) by Ian Kemp

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Published by Ian Allan Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Belgium,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Campaigns,
  • Eben-Emael,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7791129M
ISBN 100711030928
ISBN 109780711030923

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