Diary 1939-1945, wartime chronicle by Vera Brittain

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Originally published 1989 as "Wartime chronicle".

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StatementVera Brittain ; edited by Alan Bishop & Y. Aleksandra Bennett
ContributionsBishop, A. G. (Alan Gordon), 1937-, Bennett, Yvonne
The Physical Object
Pagination496p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24722791M
ISBN 100708987168

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