War despatches

Indo-Pak Conflict, 1965 by Harbakhsh Singh

Publisher: Lancer International in New Delhi

Written in English
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  • Harbakhsh Singh, 1913-,
  • India-Pakistan Conflict, 1965 -- Campaigns -- Personal narratives, East Indian

Edition Notes

StatementHarbakhsh Singh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS386 .H37 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1683474M
ISBN 108170621178
LC Control Number91904978

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