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We were there with the Lafayette Escadrille

Knight, Clayton

We were there with the Lafayette Escadrille

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Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France. Armée. Escadrille Lafayette -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Clayton and K. S. Knight. Historical consultant: Charles H. Dolan, II. Illustrated by Clayton Knight.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    SeriesWe were there books,, 33
    ContributionsKnight, Katharine Sturges, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K736 Wh
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182 p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5817134M
    LC Control Number61001803
    OCLC/WorldCa1874284


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