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A few practical observations on the injuries incidental to warfare

the substance of three lectures addressed to the officers of the Royal London Militia

by G. B. Childs

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Published by John Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wounds and Injuries,
  • Warfare,
  • Military Personnel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G. Borlase Childs
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 pages ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26518906M

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