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Wartime in the Stratton Hundred.

Freda E. Hockin

Wartime in the Stratton Hundred.

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Published by Launcells Local History Group (c/o Lamberal, Grimscott, Launcells, Cornwall EX23 8LW in Launcells) .
Written in English

  • North Cornwall -- History -- 1939-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography: p32.

    ContributionsLauncells Local History Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16252969M

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