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Published by V. Gollancz, ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ex-private X.
ContributionsEx-private X.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B94054 War
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6744115M
LC Control Number30016010

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