Commando subaltern at war

Royal Marine operations in Yugoslavia and Italy, 1944-1945 by W. G. Jenkins

Publisher: Greenhill Books, Publisher: Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, PA, USA

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  • Yugoslavia.,
  • Italy.,
  • Great Britain
  • Subjects:

    • Jenkins, W. G.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Marines. Royal Marine Commando, 43rd -- History.,
    • Great Britain. Royal Marines -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Yugoslavia.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Marines -- Great Britain -- Biography.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 180) and index.

      StatementW.G. Jenkins.
      LC ClassificationsD766.6 .J395 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. :
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL810930M
      ISBN 101853672319
      LC Control Number95047814

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