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The sledge patrol

David Howarth

The sledge patrol

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North East Greenland Sledge Patrol -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greenland.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Macmillan, 1957.

    StatementDavid Howarth.
    SeriesFirecrest
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD763.5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination233 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19952602M
    ISBN 100859976270


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