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Published by Key Porter Books in Toronto, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Canada

Subjects:

  • Canada -- Military policy.,
  • Canada -- Defenses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Hasek.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUA600 .H37 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. :
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2474352M
ISBN 101550130455
LC Control Number87204807
OCLC/WorldCa18070547

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