tragedy of Mesopotamia. by Buchanan, George Sir

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Iraq.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Transportation.

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Bibliography: p. 287.

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StatementEdinburgh, W. Blackwood, 1938.
LC ClassificationsD568.5 .B78 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5761154M
ISBN 100404562183
LC Control Number71180324

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