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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Operation Mincemeat

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Edition Notes


StatementWith a foreword by Lord Ismay.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248570M

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