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Published by Leo Cooper in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fletcher-Cooke, John, Sir, 1911-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn Fletcher-Cooke.
GenrePersonal narratives, British.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD805.J3 F55 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p. :
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6806472M
ISBN 10085052346X
LC Control Number00269823

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