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prisoner of war in Russia my experiences amongst the refugees, with the Red Crescent by William Jesser Coope

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Published by S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington in London .
Written in English



  • England,
  • Russia (Federation)


  • Coope, William Jesser.,
  • Prisoners of war -- England -- Biography.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.,
  • Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878 -- War work -- Red Cross.

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Jesser Coope.
LC ClassificationsDR573.4 .C66 1878
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 312 p. ;
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3254240M
LC Control Number83172566

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