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Defence forces of Switzerland.

Defence forces of Switzerland.

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Published by AQ & DJ Publications in Tavistock, Devon, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Switzerland
    • Subjects:
    • Switzerland -- Armed Forces.,
    • Switzerland -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Defence forces of the world series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA800 .D42 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination132 p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2935652M
      LC Control Number84172784


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