John McCrae

by Jennifer Charles

Publisher: Directorate of Publications, Communications Division, Veterans Affairs Canada in Ottawa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 12 Downloads: 381
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  • McCrae, John, -- 1872-1918.,
  • Soldiers -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Physicians -- Canada -- Biography.,
  • Poets, Canadian -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Statement[written by Jennifer Charles].
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Veterans" Affairs.
LC ClassificationsFC556.M223 C43
The Physical Object
Pagination12, 12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18802382M
ISBN 100662562119

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