Joe"s war my father decoded by Annette Kobak

Cover of: Joe

Published by Virago in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Kobak, Joe, -- 1920-,
  • Czechs -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementAnnette Kobak.
GenreBiography.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22029967M
ISBN 10184408048X

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