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3 edition of The Scottish Soldier of Fortune found in the catalog.

The Scottish Soldier of Fortune

Their Adventures and Achievements in the Armies of Europe

by James Grant

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other warfare & defence issues,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • Military - Other,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11686465M
    ISBN 101410205207
    ISBN 109781410205209

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