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The siege within the walls

Stewart Perowne

The siege within the walls

Malta 1940-1943

by Stewart Perowne

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Malta.

  • Edition Notes

    bibl p185-186.

    Statementby Stewart Perowne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD763.M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p.,8plates :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21303418M
    ISBN 100340029544

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