Rats, the story of a dog soldier by Max Halstock

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Published by Gollancz in London .

Written in English

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  • Northern Ireland,
  • Great Britain


  • Great Britain Army -- Mascots.,
  • Rats (Dog),
  • Dogs -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes.,
  • Northern Ireland -- History -- 1969-1994.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Max Halstock.
LC ClassificationsDA990.U46 H24 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3038107M
ISBN 100575030186
LC Control Number82128506

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