D-Day Tank Battles Beachhead to Breakout (D-Day Tank Battles) by George Balin

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Published by Arms & Armour Press .

Written in English

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  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8285195M
ISBN 100853686335
ISBN 109780853686330

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