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English life in the First World War

Martin, Christopher

English life in the First World War

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Published by Wayland in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- England.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristopher Martin.
      SeriesEnglish life series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD546 .M3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5245422M
      ISBN 100853404178
      LC Control Number75317347
      OCLC/WorldCa1531096


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