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3 edition of Expendable found in the catalog.


Winter, Peter


the story of the battle for Crete from the point of view of a common soldier

by Winter, Peter

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Moana Press in Tauranga, N.Z .
Written in English

  • Crete (Greece),
  • Greece,
  • Crete.,
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Winter, Peter, 1919-,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece -- Crete.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, New Zealand.,
    • Soldiers -- New Zealand -- Biography.,
    • Crete (Greece) -- History -- Occupation, 1941-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesExpendable : the Crete campaign, a front-line view
      StatementPeter Winter.
      LC ClassificationsD766.7.N45 W56 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination70, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1506615M
      ISBN 10090870559X
      LC Control Number93187407

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