How the English take the war. by Hard, William

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London, New York [etc.] .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.

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StatementBy William Hard.
LC ClassificationsD517 .H45
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [3]-30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6603020M
LC Control Number17028517

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