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Mussolini's barber : and other stories of the unknown players who made history happen.

Author: Graeme Donald
Publisher: Botley, Oxford : Osprey, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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We have all heard about the great generals of military history, and those whose heroic deeds changed the course of war. This is not their book. Instead, this offbeat and engaging book reveals the stories of 75 bit-players of military history: Hitler's personal pilot, Hanna Reitsch; Pierre Basile, the crossbowman whose arrow hit Richard I; Major John D Barry, the Confederate who mistakenly gave the order to fire upon  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Donald
ISBN: 9781849081696 1849081697
OCLC Number: 768626941
Description: 288 pages : illustrations, facsimile ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Graeme Donald.

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Reveals the stories of 75 bit-players of military history - Hitler's personal pilot, Hanna Reitsch; Pierre Basile, the crossbowman whose arrow hit Richard I; Major John D Barry, the Confederate who  Read more...

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