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York in the Great War

A. J. Peacock

York in the Great War

1914 to 1918

by A. J. Peacock

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Published by York Settlement Trust in York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- England -- York.,
  • York (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.J.Peacock.
    ContributionsYork Settlement Trust.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 289-553, (12) p. of plates ;
    Number of Pages553
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21925856M
    ISBN 100951922912

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