Britain Under Fire

The Bombing of Britain"s Cities, 1940-1945 by Charles Whiting

Publisher: David & Charles

Written in English
Published: Pages: 160 Downloads: 145
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Subjects:

  • Military History - World War II,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Aerial operations, German,
  • Bombardment, 1944-1945,
  • 20th century,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Destruction and pillage,
  • Great Britain
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7793644M
ISBN 100712610340
ISBN 109780712610346

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