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Ghosts on the Somme

Alastair H. Fraser

Ghosts on the Somme

filming the battle, June-July 1916

by Alastair H. Fraser

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battle of the Somme (Motion picture),
  • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916,
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Motion pictures and the war

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlastair H. Fraser, Andrew Robertshaw and Steve Roberts ; foreword by Roger Smither ; maps by Keith Maddison.
    ContributionsRobertshaw, Andrew., Roberts, Steve.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD545.S7 F73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23957733M
    ISBN 101844158365
    ISBN 109781844158362
    LC Control Number2009504048

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