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Road to Baghdad by Stanton, Martin.

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Published by Presidio Press, Ballantine Books in [Novato, CA], New York .
Written in English


  • Stanton, Martin.,
  • Iraq-Kuwait Crisis, 1990-1991 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Personal narratives.,
  • Iraq -- History -- 1979-1991.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Stanton.
GenrePersonal narratives.
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23016017M
ISBN 100891418059

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