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Boer War by Eversley Michael Gallimore Belfield

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Published by Cooper in London .
Written in English


  • South African War, 1899-1902.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Eversley Belfield.
SeriesConcise campaigns ; 2
LC ClassificationsDT930 .B46 1975b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 181 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4936162M
ISBN 100850521920
LC Control Number76363237

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