Those extraordinary women of World War I by Karen Zeinert

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-90) and index.

Book details

StatementKaren Zeinert.
GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
LC ClassificationsD639.W7 Z45 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796606M
ISBN 100761319131
LC Control Number00068371

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