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Effect of War 1914-18: Dora In Action
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* Letter from the Metropolitan Police Commissioner relating to the prosecution of motorists for disobeying regulations on lighting, 4 March 1915
(PRO ref: MEPO 2/1661)
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* PRO ref: MEPO 2/1661; letter on prosecuting motorists for disobeying lighting regulations, 1915 *
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