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Ortona Canada"s epic World War II battle by Mark Zuehlke

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Published by Stoddart, Distributed in the U.S. by General Distribution Services in Toronto, Canada, New York, N.Y, Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canada. Canadian Army -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • Ortona, Battle of, Ortona, Italy, 1943.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-429) and indexes.

StatementMark Zuehlke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD763.I82 O789 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6823179M
ISBN 100773731989
LC Control Number00304250

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