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The First World War in photographs

Holmes, Richard

The First World War in photographs

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Published by Sevenoaks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Imperial War Museum.

    Statement[text by] Richard Holmes.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsImperial War Museum.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16338774M
    ISBN 101862000921
    OCLC/WorldCa224240104


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