One musician"s war

from Egypt to Italy with the RASC, 1941-45
  • 160 Pages
  • 3.80 MB
  • English
Amberley , Stroud
Correspondence, Campaigns, Sources, World War, 1939-1945, British Personal narratives, Great Britain, Great Britain. Army. Royal Army Service Corps, Hi
StatementJean Perraton
ContributionsWarner, George (George Henry)
LC ClassificationsD766.82 .P435 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25257742M
ISBN 139781445604046
LC Control Number2011456124

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