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A history of the British Army

J. W. Fortescue

A history of the British Army

second part - from the close of the Seven Years War to the second Peace of Paris.

by J. W. Fortescue

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army.

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    Open LibraryOL23128269M

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