The military defence forces of the colonies
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Published by Royal Colonial Institute in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Colonies.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Col. John F. Owen.
SeriesCommon law abroad -- no. 97-421D
ContributionsRoyal Colonial Institute (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 276-326
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20712151M

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