Great Canadian War Heroes
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Great Canadian War Heroes by Tom Douglas

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Published by Altitude Pub Canada Ltd .
Written in English


  • Hockey - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Military - Canada,
  • Military - World War II

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8571590M
ISBN 101554391148
ISBN 109781554391141

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