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Decisive battles

J. F. C. Fuller

Decisive battles

their influence upon history and civilisation

by J. F. C. Fuller

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Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history,
  • Battles

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby J.F.C. Fuller.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25 F93
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 1060 p. :
    Number of Pages1060
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15194372M


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