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A memorial address for those Bowdoin men who gave their lives in the war by Kenneth Charles Morton Sills

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Published in [Brunswick, Me .
Written in English


  • Bowdoin College -- Biography,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Registers

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Edition Notes

Statementby President Sills.
SeriesOn cover: Bowdoin college bulletin ;, no. 93, July, 1919
LC ClassificationsD639.E4 B6
The Physical Object
Pagination[13] p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6622357M
LC Control Number20002043

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