Sniper in Helmand
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Pen & Sword Books, 2014.
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James Cartwright., & James Cartwright|AUTHOR. (2014). Sniper in Helmand . Pen & Sword Books.

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James Cartwright and James Cartwright|AUTHOR. 2014. Sniper in Helmand. Pen & Sword Books.

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James Cartwright and James Cartwright|AUTHOR. Sniper in Helmand Pen & Sword Books, 2014.

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James Cartwright, and James Cartwright|AUTHOR. Sniper in Helmand Pen & Sword Books, 2014.

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