The Stakes Of Diplomacy (1915)

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Regardless of model, these flight jackets were frequently personalized with detailed artwork beyond just the wearer’s troop or rank—for many contemporary jacket collectors, the more individualized and detailed the artwork, the more valuable the jacket. Richard Whiting wrote this waltz tune as the result of a song contest sponsored by the publisher, and a Detroit movie theater voted it the winner. He acquired much military experience while fighting lords who rebelled against his father, Henry IV.

Pages: 248

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (December 10, 2008)

ISBN: 1437339506

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