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The parachute ward

a Canadian surgeon"s wartime adventures in Yugoslavia.

by Brian Jeffrey Street

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys Publishers in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yugoslavia.,
  • Canada,
  • Yugoslavia
    • Subjects:
    • Dafoe, Colin, d. 1969.,
    • Great Britain. Special Operations Executive.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Yugoslavia.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Yugoslavia.,
    • Surgeons -- Canada -- Biography.,
    • Surgeons -- Yugoslavia -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD802.Y8 D247 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 306 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2252059M
      ISBN 100886191033, 088619105X
      LC Control Number89129051

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