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organisation of Civil Defence in Birmingham in the Second World War

Anthony Sutcliffe

organisation of Civil Defence in Birmingham in the Second World War

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Published by University of Birmingham, School of History in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dr. A.R. Sutcliffe.
SeriesResearch paper / History of Birmingham Project -- no.3, Research paper -- no.3.
ContributionsHistory of Birmingham Project., University of Birmingham. School of History.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13913308M


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