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The winter fortress

Neal Bascomb

The winter fortress

the epic mission to sabotage Hitler"s superbomb

by Neal Bascomb

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Underground movements,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Sabotage,
  • Atomic bomb,
  • Commando operations,
  • Technology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNeal Bascomb
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD794.5 .B373 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 378 pages
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27208226M
    ISBN 100544368053
    ISBN 109780544368057
    LC Control Number2015042716
    OCLC/WorldCa972706014

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