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Balkans in World War Two

Christopher Catherwood

Balkans in World War Two

Britain"s Balkan dilemma

by Christopher Catherwood

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Balkan Peninsula,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain,
  • Balkan Peninsula -- Strategic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-205) and index.

    StatementChristopher Catherwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD766 .C29 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 207 p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17618417M
    ISBN 100333741641
    LC Control Number2003051933
    OCLC/WorldCa52239807


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About the Author. CHRISTOPHER CATHERWOOD is an historian and writer, based in Cambridge, England, and Richmond, Virginia. He teaches extramurally for Cambridge University and the University of Richmond. Married to Paulette, an American musicologist, he has written several books, including Why the Nations : Christopher Catherwood.

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