British 7th Armoured Division, 1940-45 by John Sandars

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  • Great Britain.,
  • Africa, North.,
  • Western Front.


  • Great Britain. Army. Armoured Division, 7th.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

Edition Notes

Notes on color plates in French and German.

Book details

Statementtext by John Sandars ; colour plates by Mike Chappell.
SeriesVanguard series ;, 1
ContributionsChappell, Mike.
LC ClassificationsD759.528 7th .S36
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4485863M
ISBN 100850452813
LC Control Number79314826

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