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World War One and the serving British soldier

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Published by Military Affairs, Aerospace Historian Publishing in Manhattan, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementR. H. Haigh and P. W. Turner.
    ContributionsTurner, P. W.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p. in various pagings, 2 leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23804981M


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