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Union of South Africa and the Great War, 1914-1918

Union of South Africa and the Great War, 1914-1918

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Published by Government Printing and Stationery Office in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- South Africa,
  • South Africa -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeneral Staff, Defence Headquarters, Pretoria
    The Physical Object
    Pagination230 p., [16] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14681005M


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