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Machines and weaponry of World War II

Charlie Samuels

Machines and weaponry of World War II

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Published by Gareth Stevens Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military weapons,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCharlie Samuels
    SeriesMachines that won the war
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD743.7 .S25 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331157M
    ISBN 109781433986079, 9781433986086
    LC Control Number2012018392


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