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Britain"s contribution to Norwegian defence, 1940-1980

Myles L. C. Robertson

Britain"s contribution to Norwegian defence, 1940-1980

by Myles L. C. Robertson

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Published by Centre for Defence Studies in Aberdeen, Scotland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway,
  • Norway.
    • Subjects:
    • Military assistance, British -- Norway.,
    • Norway -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 44-47).

      Statementby Myles Robertson.
      SeriesCentrepiece ;, no. 11, Centrepieces ;, no. 11.
      ContributionsUniversity of Aberdeen. Centre for Defence Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA750 .R62 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. ;
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2103256M
      LC Control Number88153112
      OCLC/WorldCa16917221

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