Women inWorld War I by Stuart Sillars

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Published by Macmillan Education in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.

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Includes index.

Book details

StatementStuart Sillars.
SeriesHistory in depth
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD639.W7
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21288404M
ISBN 100333423151

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