Arms, Economics and British Strategy From Dreadnoughts to Hydrogen Bombs (Cambridge Military Histories) by G. C. Peden

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • History - General History

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages398
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Open LibraryOL7767421M
ISBN 100521867487
ISBN 109780521867481

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