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Arrogant armies

James M. (James Moorhead) Perry

Arrogant armies

great military disasters and the generals behind them

by James M. (James Moorhead) Perry

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Published by Castle Books in Edison, New Jersey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military history, Modern,
  • Disasters,
  • Command of troops

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames M. Perry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23089679M
    ISBN 10078582023X
    OCLC/WorldCa61105015

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