Russian airpower in Chechnya
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Published by Conflict Studies Research Centre in Camberley .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Dated March 1996.

StatementDennis J. Marshall-Hasdell.
SeriesConflict Studies Research Centre -- P20
ContributionsConflict Studies Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination11p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18757824M

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