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Great fighters in lost causes

Winston S. Churchill

Great fighters in lost causes

by Winston S. Churchill

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Failure (Psychology),
  • World history -- Miscellania.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStrand magazine (London, England).
    Statementby Winston Churchill ; decorated by Gordon Nicoll.
    ContributionsNicoll, Gordon.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 246-255 :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21608579M

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