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Lessons of the war

Spenser Wilkinson

Lessons of the war

being comments from week to week to the relief of Ladysmith.

by Spenser Wilkinson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Constable in Westminster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p.,
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14327003M


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