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A black British soldier. by J. Ashton Brathwaite

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Published by 21st Century in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • Soldiers, Black -- Personal narratives,
  • Blacks -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

GenrePersonal narratives
Series21st century book
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p. ;
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22785749M

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