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Great weapons of World War II

John G. Kirk

Great weapons of World War II

by John G. Kirk

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Published by Walker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military weapons -- History -- 20th century.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies.,
  • Armed Forces -- Equipment -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Kirk and Robert Young, Jr. ; with an introduction by Bernard E. Trainor.
    ContributionsYoung, Robert, 1927-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF520 .K5 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1859480M
    ISBN 100802711383
    LC Control Number90012642

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