The Home Guard training manual based by permission of War Office instruction books by John Langdon-Davies

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Published by ill. in 188 p .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain. -- Home Guard -- Drill and tactics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Edition Notes

Facsimile of 6th ed. published: [London] : J. Murray & Pilot, 1942.

Book details

Statementby John Langdon-Davies ; with chapters of rifle, Lewis and sten guns, etc. ; by J.A. Barlow.
ContributionsBarlow, J. A. 1901-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA661 .L3 1998
The Physical Object
PaginationAylesford :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22223659M
ISBN 101873050178

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