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Bunkers under London

Nigel Pennick

Bunkers under London

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Published by Electric Traction in Cambridge (142 Pheasant Rise, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB3 8SD) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tunnels -- England -- London -- History.,
  • Underground areas -- England -- London -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nigel Pennick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA804.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19311353M


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