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Published by Time-Life Books in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English



  • Africa, North,
  • Africa, North.


  • Germany. Heer. Panzerarmeekorps Afrika -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North,
  • Africa, North -- History -- 1882-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 187) and index.

Statementby the editors of Time-Life Books.
SeriesThe Third Reich
ContributionsTime-Life Books.
LC ClassificationsD757.55.A4 A37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2220367M
ISBN 100809469839
LC Control Number89049109

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