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Simes, Thomas New military, historical & explanatory dictionary

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03449 Author/Creator: Simes, Thomas Place Written: London Type: Book Date: 1776 Pagination:

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Literature and Language ArtsMilitary HistoryRevolutionary War GeneralGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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