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The Afghanistan wars

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Published by Palgrave in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Afghanistan -- History -- Soviet occupation, 1979-1989.,
    • Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001.,
    • Afghanistan -- History, Military -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-321) and index.

      StatementWilliam Maley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .M342 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3569199M
      ISBN 10033380290X, 0333802918
      LC Control Number2002070642


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