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China Dragons

Hill, John

China Dragons

a rifle company at war, Burma, 1944-45

by Hill, John

  • 155 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Blandford, Distributed in the United States by Sterling Pub. Co. in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burma,
  • Burma.,
  • Biography.
    • Subjects:
    • Hill, John.,
    • Great Britain. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Hill ; foreword by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767 .H52 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1776327M
      ISBN 100713722754
      LC Control Number92131447


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