CHESHIRE BANTAMS 15th, 16th and 17th Battalions of the Cheshire Regiment by Stephen McGreal

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Published by Pen and Sword Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European history: First World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Regiments,
  • War & defence operations,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Cheshire,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Military / World War I

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9312739M
ISBN 101844155242
ISBN 109781844155248
OCLC/WorldCa81453466

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