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Adventurous journey from peace to war, insurgency to terrorism

Cyril Ranatunga

Adventurous journey from peace to war, insurgency to terrorism

by Cyril Ranatunga

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Published by Vijitha Yapa Publications in Colombo .
Written in English


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Career biography of Cyril Ranatunga, Sri Lankan general, chiefly narrates the 1971 JVP rebellion and civil war with LTTE.

Edition Notes

Other titlesFrom peace to war, insurgency to terrorism
Statementby Cyril Ranatunga.
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23645382M
ISBN 109789556650426
LC Control Number2009346390
OCLC/WorldCa428438255

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