Doing Canada Proud
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Dundurn Press, 2012.
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9781459705791

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Colonel Bernd Horn., & Colonel Bernd Horn|AUTHOR. (2012). Doing Canada Proud . Dundurn Press.

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Colonel Bernd Horn and Colonel Bernd Horn|AUTHOR. 2012. Doing Canada Proud. Dundurn Press.

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Full titledoing canada proud the second boer war and the battle of paardeberg
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