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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Operation Overlord.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain.,
  • Strategy.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Deception -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Jock Haswell.
LC ClassificationsD756.5.N6 H38
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4202371M
ISBN 100713421223
LC Control Number80481486

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