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It is otherwise complete and functional, except for a standard size flint. The raising of global tensions between the East and West was exploded this past fortnight when Russian Ambassador Vladimir Titorenko and two of his aides retuning from Syria were brutally assaulted and put in hospital by Qatar security forces allegedly aided by CIA and British MI6 agents attempting to gain access to diplomatic pouches containing information from Syrian intelligence that the United States was flooding Syria and Iran with the same US-backed al Qaida mercenaries who toppled the Libyan government.

Pages: 289

Publisher: Casemate (October 19, 2009)

ISBN: B004GCK8V4

Plymouth: A City at War 1914-45

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Unlikely Soldiers: How Two Canadians Fought the Secret War Against Nazi Occupation

Forgotten Battlefronts of the First World War

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Battles of World War 1 (Vital Guides)

Kitchener's Army

With Lawrence in Arabia

World War I: The Rest of the Story and How It Affects You Today, 1870 to 1935 (Uncle Eric Book)

The diary of an English resident in France during war time: Second series, Jan.-Dec. 1915

No Place to Run: The Canadian Corps and Gas Warfare in the First World War

The Illustrated War News, Number 21, Dec. 30, 1914 (WWI Centenary Series)

Adventures of a Despatch Rider

39 Division Composite Brigade 3 Composite Battalion: 1 April 1918 - 30 April 1918 (First World War, War Diary, Wo95/2587/3)

It Was an Awful Sunday: The 2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers at the Battle of Festubert 15-17 May 1915

War birds;: Diary of an unknown aviator

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The Somme

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