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War in the Holy Land

Andrew Duncan

War in the Holy Land

from Meggido to the West Bank

by Andrew Duncan

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Published by Sutton Pub. in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Palestine -- History, Military.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-209) and index.

    StatementAndrew Duncan and Michel Opatowski ; foreword by Robert O"Neill.
    ContributionsOpatowski, Michel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS119.2 .D85 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 212 p. :
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22376151M
    ISBN 100750915005
    LC Control Number98079769

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