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Some desperate glory

the diary of a young officer, 1917

by Edwin Campion Vaughan

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Published by F. Warne in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Western Front.
    • Subjects:
    • Vaughan, Edwin Campion, 1897-1931 -- Diaries.,
    • Great Britain. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Diaries.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdwin Campion Vaughan ; with a foreword by John Terraine.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD640 .V434 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3520104M
      ISBN 10072322773X
      LC Control Number82103779


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