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Famous engagements and their battlefields today.

Green, Howard Lt-Colonel.

Famous engagements and their battlefields today.

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Published by Lieut.-Col. Howard Green in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles.,
  • Battlefields.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5382011M
    ISBN 100950057401
    LC Control Number72438486
    OCLC/WorldCa51337


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