Friend or foe? The Cyprus Police Force and the EOKA insurgency

@article{Novo2012FriendOF,
  title={Friend or foe? The Cyprus Police Force and the EOKA insurgency},
  author={Andrew R. Novo},
  journal={Small Wars \& Insurgencies},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={414 - 431}
}
  • Andrew R. Novo
  • Published 11 June 2012
  • Political Science, Law
  • Small Wars & Insurgencies
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