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Citizens in war, and after.

Spender, Stephen

Citizens in war, and after.

Foreword by Herbert Morrison. 48 colour photographs by John Hinde.

by Spender, Stephen

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain -- Civil defense

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHinde, John,
    LC ClassificationsUA929 G7 S6
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17173526M

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