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Cold War warriors

David Stone

Cold War warriors

the story of the Duke of Edinburgh"s Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) 9th June 1959-27th April 1994

by David Stone

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Published by Leo Cooper in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army. Duke of Edinburgh"s Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby David Stone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA652.D83 S76 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6840953M
    ISBN 100850526183
    LC Control Number00340359
    OCLC/WorldCa43378567


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