Having been a soldier. by Colin Mitchell

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Published by Hamilton in London .

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  • Mitchell, Colin, 1925-,
  • Great Britain. Army. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

Book details

LC ClassificationsU55.M5 A3 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 248 p., 17 plates.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4364831M
ISBN 10024101722X
LC Control Number78424079

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