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Cockleshell heroes

Cecil Ernest Lucas Phillipes

Cockleshell heroes

by Cecil Ernest Lucas Phillipes

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bordeaux Raid, 1942.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C. E. Lucas Phillips with the cooperation of H. G. Hasler and with a foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
    ContributionsHasler, Herbert George, 1914-1987.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD774.B65 P45 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p.
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6215449M
    LC Control Number56058723
    OCLC/WorldCa2379604


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