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The Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife

Wolfgang Peter-Michel

The Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife

collecting Britain"s most iconic dagger

by Wolfgang Peter-Michel

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Published by Schiffer Military History in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife,
  • Daggers,
  • Catalogs,
  • Collectors and collecting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-158).

    StatementWolfgang Peter-Michel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU855 .P48 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25045612M
    ISBN 109780764337635
    LC Control Number2010939817

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