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War as viewed by Life.

War as viewed by Life.

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Published by Life Publishing Company in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Humor, caricatures, etc.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC1070 .L5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6570330M
    LC Control Number14018046
    OCLC/WorldCa21567322


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