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Women and soldiers

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Published by John Lane, John Lane Company in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.,
  • Women -- Employment -- Great Britain.,
  • Women -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Mrs. Alec-Tweedie, F.R.G.S.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii p., 1 l., 184 p.
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24153493M
    OCLC/WorldCa15748256


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