Letters from the front, 1914-1918 by Laffin, John.

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Published by Dent in London .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

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Statementselected and edited by John Laffin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD640 .L14
The Physical Object
Pagination[5], 135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5459720M
ISBN 100460078542
LC Control Number73162198
OCLC/WorldCa668970

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