The Lee-Enfield rifle
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Published by Osprey in Botley, Oxford, Long Island City, NY .
Written in English


  • Rifles,
  • Lee-Enfield rifle,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 77-79) and index.

StatementMartin Pegler
SeriesWeapon -- 17, Weapon -- 17.
LC ClassificationsUD395.L47 P44 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25353937M
ISBN 101849087881
ISBN 109781849087889, 9781780960340
LC Control Number2011275930

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