Allied military locomotives of the Second World War by R. Tourret

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Published by Tourret Publishing in [Abingdon] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Locomotives.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation.

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Includes index.

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Statementby R. Tourret.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ608 .T68
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4612852M
ISBN 100905878000
LC Control Number77376714

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