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Britain and the First World War

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Published by Unwin Hyman in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John Turner.
      ContributionsTurner, John, 1949 May 18-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD546 .B75 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2402316M
      ISBN 100044451083, 0044451091
      LC Control Number87032604


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