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Kent & the Battle of Britain

Robin J. Brooks

Kent & the Battle of Britain

the long hot summer of 1940

by Robin J. Brooks

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Published by Countryside Books in Newbury, Berkshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 174) and index.

Other titlesKent and the Battle of Britain, Long hot summer of 1940
StatementRobin J. Brooks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD760.8.K4 B75 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24385610M
ISBN 101846741653
ISBN 109781846741654
LC Control Number2010292509
OCLC/WorldCa313657519


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