defence of London, 1915-1918

by Rawlinson, Alfred Sir, Bart

Publisher: A. Melrose in London, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 267 Downloads: 313
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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- London.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Aerial operations.

Edition Notes

Statementby A. Rawlinson ; with introduction by Percy Scott.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 267 p., (10) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19727073M

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