Brassey"s Armed Forces of the Former Soviet Union 1996

by Richard Woff

Publisher: Brassey"s UK Ltd

Written in English
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  • Reference works,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Military - General,
  • Military Science,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL9000074M
ISBN 101857531698
ISBN 109781857531695

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