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Modern war.

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Published by J.J. Chapman in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science,
  • Strategy,
  • Tactics

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy V. Derrécagaix. Tr. by C.W. Foster. Authorized translation.
    ContributionsFoster, Charles William, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU102 .D43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6572247M
    LC Control Number14022903
    OCLC/WorldCa8852306


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