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Parachutes, patriots and partisans

the Special Operations Executive and Yugoslavia, 1941-1945

by Heather Williams

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Special Operations Executive,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Yugoslavia,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Yugoslavia,
  • Yugoslavia -- History -- Axis occupation, 1941-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementHeather Williams
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S7 W4795 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139665M
    ISBN 100299194906, 0299194949
    ISBN 109780299194901, 9780299194949
    LC Control Number2004061161

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