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Haile Selassie"s war the Italian-Ethiopian Campaign, 1935-1941 by Anthony Mockler

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Mockler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT387.8 .M53 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxxii, 454 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages454
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2868335M
ISBN 100394542223
LC Control Number84045758

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