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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Western Front.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLyn Macdonald ; [foreword by Robert Cowley].
GenrePersonal narratives, British.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD530 M32 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 625 p. :
Number of Pages625
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL51813M
ISBN 100801864437
LC Control Number99057885

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