Sri Lanka"s Military The Search For A Mission by Brian Blodgett

Cover of: Sri Lanka

Published by Aventine Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • India,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Military - Other,
  • Military - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8871581M
ISBN 101593301820
ISBN 109781593301828
OCLC/WorldCa233594387

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