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The Women Who Lived for Danger Behind Enemy Lines During WWII by Marcus Binney

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Published by Harper Paperbacks .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social Science,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History / Military / World War II

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9232947M
ISBN 100060540885
ISBN 109780060540883
OCLC/WorldCa56834028

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