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War and the Royal Houses of Europe in the twentieth century

by Anthony Devere-Summers

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Published by Arms and Armour in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Royal houses -- Europe.,
    • Europe -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Europe -- History, Military -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementAnthony Devere-Summers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD412.7 .D48 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL738012M
      ISBN 10185409310X
      LC Control Number97129126
      OCLC/WorldCa35665621

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