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The encyclopedia of warfare

from earliest time to the present day

by Adrian Gilbert

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers in London, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history -- Encyclopedias,
  • Military art and science -- History -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAdrian Gilbert.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25.A2 G55 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3971627M
    ISBN 101579582168
    LC Control Number2001279272
    OCLC/WorldCa47868435

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