By bomber to Britain by Walter Reginald McDonald

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Published by Telegraph Newspaper in Brisbane .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby W.R. McDonald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA587 .M15
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6496589M
LC Control Number46002518
OCLC/WorldCa10035939

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