Fire-eater The Memoirs of a Vc by A. O. Pollard

Cover of: Fire-eater | A. O. Pollard

Published by Naval & Military Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • British & Irish history: First World War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Ireland,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Military - General,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Military - World War I

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8960833M
ISBN 101845742559
ISBN 109781845742553

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