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Steam in wartime Britain

Kenneth Oldham

Steam in wartime Britain

by Kenneth Oldham

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Published by A. Sutton in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Dover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 168).

      StatementKenneth Oldham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF57 .O48 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 168 p. :
      Number of Pages168
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739662M
      ISBN 100750903252
      LC Control Number92045036

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