2 edition of private perspective of the Great War found in the catalog.
private perspective of the Great War
Harrison Richard Powell
|Statement||transcribed and edited by his daughter Mary E. Powell.|
|Contributions||Powell, Mary E.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||88|
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