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Poitiers, 1356

Donald F. Featherstone

Poitiers, 1356

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Published by C. Knight in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poitiers, Battle of, France, 1356.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 61-64.

    Statement[by] Donald Featherstone.
    SeriesKnight"s battles for wargamers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC99.5.P6 F4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5089965M
    ISBN 100853141533
    LC Control Number74161407


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