The military tradition by Daniel W. Montgomery

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Published by Black & White in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Robert Gordon"s College (Aberdeen, Scotland) -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography,
  • Robert Gordon"s College (Aberdeen, Scotland). -- Combined Cadet Force -- Organization,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers of dead -- Scotland,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Registers of dead -- Scotland,
  • Student activities -- Scotland -- Aberdeen,
  • Military education -- Scotland -- Aberdeen

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesRobert Gordon"s College
StatementDaniel W. Montgomery.
GenreRegisters of dead
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLA635 .M76 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 192 p., [48] p. of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23967557M
ISBN 101845022394
ISBN 109781845022396
LC Control Number2009483463

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