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We skirted the war!

Phylis Bowman

We skirted the war!

by Phylis Bowman

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Published by P. Bowman in Prince Rupert, B. C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada. Army. Women"s Corps -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Canadian.,
    • Bowman, Phylis.,
    • Soldiers -- Canada -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Phylis Bowman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .B689
      The Physical Object
      Pagination133 p. :
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4589615M
      LC Control Number77351664

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