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Published by Pub. by authority of the War Office from the offices of Country Life in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

StatementWith an introduction by General Sir Douglas Haig.
GenrePictorial works.
The Physical Object
Pagination[422] p.
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23359226M
OCLC/WorldCa1557865

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