The story of the Arab Legion by Glubb, John Bagot Sir

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Jordan -- History.

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Haven, Conn., Human Relations Area Files [1971?]

Book details

Other titlesArab Legion.
SeriesHRAF -- 12.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination371 p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16813118M

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