Previous ed. published under title: Wehrmacht camouflage and markings, 1939-1945.
|Statement||by W. J. K. Davies.|
|LC Classifications||UG620.G7 D38 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||77378605|
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