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Verses and a brief history of the World War, 1914

A. Audette

Verses and a brief history of the World War, 1914

by A. Audette

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Published by s.n.] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Audette
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25586814M

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