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Gentleman Jim

Lorna Almonds Windmill

Gentleman Jim

the wartime story of a founder of the SAS and Special Forces

by Lorna Almonds Windmill

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Robinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Almonds, Jim, -- 1914-,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Special Air Service -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLorna Almonds Windmill.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 296 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18918996M
    ISBN 101841195669


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