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Dawns like thunder

Alfred Draper

Dawns like thunder

retreat from Burma 1942.

by Alfred Draper

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Published by Arrow Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Leo Cooper, 1987.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14908583M
ISBN 100099558408
OCLC/WorldCa23234951

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