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Sas Secret War

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Published by HarperCollins (UK) .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Special & elite forces,
  • War & defence operations,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Arabian peninsula,
  • Oman,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Military - General,
  • Reference

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9212059M
ISBN 100004708997
ISBN 109780004708997

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