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Bitter victory

the battle for Sicily, July-August 1943

by Carlo D"Este

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 635-641) and index

    StatementCarlo D"Este
    The Physical Object
    Pagination666 p. :
    Number of Pages666
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18006910M
    ISBN 10000217409X
    LC Control Number88001273

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