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For most conspicuous bravery

a biography of Major-General George R. Pearkes, V.C., through two world wars

by Reginald Herbert Roy

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Published by University of British Columbia Press in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Pearkes, G. R,
    • Canada. Canadian Army -- Biography,
    • Generals -- Canada -- Biography,
    • Statesmen -- Canada -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementReginald H. Roy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1034.3.P38 R69
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 388 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages388
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4277378M
      ISBN 100774800682
      LC Control Number78303099

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