Soldiers of compassion by Urie A. Bender

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Published by Herald Press in Scottdale, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Pax (Organization),
  • Conscientious objectors

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Statementby Urie A. Bender.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX8128.W4 B4
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p.
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5753434M
ISBN 100863116089
LC Control Number71076623

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