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Commanding Canadians

The Second World War Diaries of A.f.c. Layard (Studies in Canadian Military History)

by Michael Whitby

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Published by UBC Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Military - Canada,
  • Military - Naval

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080789M
    ISBN 100774811943
    ISBN 109780774811941

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