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scientist"s war

the war diary of Sir Clifford Paterson, 1939-45 : 1st September 1939-9th May 1945

by Paterson, Clifford Sir

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Published by P. Peregrinus, in association with the Science Museum in London, U.K .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Paterson, Clifford, Sir, 1879-1948 -- Diaries,
    • GEC Research Laboratories -- History,
    • Electric engineers -- Great Britain -- Diaries,
    • Electric engineering -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementedited by Robert Clayton & Joan Algar.
      SeriesIEE history of technology series ;, 14, History of technology series ;, 14.
      ContributionsClayton, Robert, Sir, 1915-, Algar, Joan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTK140.P38 A3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 674 p. :
      Number of Pages674
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1774420M
      ISBN 100863412181
      LC Control Number92128630


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