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history of France from the earliest times to the end of the great European war, 1918

William Henley Jervis

history of France from the earliest times to the end of the great European war, 1918

by William Henley Jervis

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

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  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.H. Jervis; with additional chapters by W.J.N. Griffith ...
      ContributionsGriffith, William Joseph Norris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC39 .J4 1926
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 779 p.
      Number of Pages779
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6706037M
      LC Control Number27019912
      OCLC/WorldCa9097521

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      () The Great Depression () World War II; much of France was occupied by Germany. Allied forces landed at Normandy; France and much of Europe was liberated () Fourth Republic formed; the European Reconstruction period () Algerian War of Independence began () French colonial rule ended in North Africa.   By Nathan Barton In just a few days, on 11 November , we will observe the th anniversary of the armistice taking affect at hours (Central European War Time) of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, which "ended" the hostilities of the Great War. Which we now call the First World War. Or.


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