Not here, but in another place by Ralph Barker

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Published by St. Martin"s in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Netherlands,
  • Netherlands.

Subjects:

  • Moluccans -- Netherlands.,
  • Terrorism -- Netherlands.,
  • Hijacking of trains -- Netherlands.,
  • Hostages -- Netherlands.,
  • Netherlands -- History -- 1945-

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementRalph Barker.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDJ92.I53 B37
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 356 p. :
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4096752M
ISBN 100312579616
LC Control Number80010965
OCLC/WorldCa6042912

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