Star and Crescent Being the Story of the 17th Cavalry from 1858 to 1922 by F. C. C. Yeats-brown

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  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - General

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages492
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Open LibraryOL8931216M
ISBN 101843427702
ISBN 109781843427704
OCLC/WorldCa469713259

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