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Pacifists in action

Lyn Smith

Pacifists in action

[the experience of the Friends Ambulance Unit in the Second World War]

by Lyn Smith

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Published by Sessions Book Trust in York, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Friends Ambulance Unit.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 436-438) and index.

      StatementLyn Smith.
      GenrePersonal narratives, British.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD807.G7 S64 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 451 p. :
      Number of Pages451
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL121836M
      ISBN 101850722153
      LC Control Number99488460

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