Campaign diary of a French officer

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Published by T. Allen in Toronto .

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, French.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France.

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Statementby René Nicolas ; translated by Katharine Babbitt.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 87143
ContributionsBabbitt, Katharine.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 microfiches (98 fr.)
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19857056M
ISBN 100665871430

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