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In war and peace

the life and times of Daphne Pearson, GC, the first woman to receive the George Cross.

by Pearson, Daphne

  • 327 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Thorogood in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Pearson, Daphne, 1911-2000.,
    • Great Britain. Women"s Auxiliary Air Force -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- Great Britain.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • Women soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      GenrePersonal narratives, British., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.W7 P44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3646272M
      ISBN 101854182110
      LC Control Number2002483937

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