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bush soldiers

Hooker, John

bush soldiers

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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Collins, 1984.

StatementJohn Hooker.
The Physical Object
Pagination438p. ;
Number of Pages438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14876581M
ISBN 100006171699

  Still, Bush could count himself among the lucky ones. Rescued from the water by a U.S. submarine, he managed to avoid the grisly fate suffered by .


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