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Published by Murray in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

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

Book details:

Edition Notes

At head of title: The Schools History Project.

SeriesDiscovering the past
ContributionsSchools History Project.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22638193M
ISBN 10071955148X

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