Château-Thierry, an American shrine
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Published by Souvenir shop, Geo. Banta publishing co. in Paris, Menasha, Wis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Château-Thierry (France)

Subjects:

  • Château-Thierry, Battle of, Château-Thierry, France, 1918.,
  • Château-Thierry (France)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Illustrated by M. Pierre Desbois.

Statementby Colonel Jas. A. Moss [and] Colonel H. S. Howland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD545.C4 M6
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., 34 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6641682M
LC Control Number22003689
OCLC/WorldCa15482317

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