Other Canadian battlefields of the Great War

Festubert, May 1915 : Givenchy, June 1915 ; Hill 70 & Lens, August 1917 : a social history and battlefield tour by Norm M. Christie

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Statementby Norm Christie.
SeriesFor king & empire
LC ClassificationsD547.C2 C399 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16847546M
ISBN 109781896979199
LC Control Number2008378864

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