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7 edition of The Shrapnel Pickers or A Child"s Eye View of the Second World War found in the catalog.

The Shrapnel Pickers or A Child"s Eye View of the Second World War

by George Schofield

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Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11721538M
    ISBN 101413478271
    ISBN 109781413478273

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