A British Rifle Man The Journals And Correspondence Of Major George Simmons, Rifle Brigade by George Simmons

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Written in English

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ContributionsWilloughby Verner (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11933995M
ISBN 101432553585
ISBN 109781432553586

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