Pittsburg"s part in the world war souvenir book of stirring scenes, departure of troops, at training comps, liberty loan drive, airplane in Pittsburgh, Remembrance day at Forbes field, British tank, French Blue devils, Red cross activities, Mothers of democracy, Steel city speeds up, peace celebration.

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Published by Morris & Strauch in [Pittsburgh] .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.

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LC ClassificationsD570.85.P41 P5
The Physical Object
Pagination[80] p.
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23415151M
LC Control Number19002932

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