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The greatest war

Americans in combat, 1941-1945

by Gerald Astor

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Press in Novato, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 1007-1013) and index.

      StatementGerald Astor.
      GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769 .A85 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 1033 p. ;
      Number of Pages1033
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL45899M
      ISBN 100891416951
      LC Control Number99043632

        World War I: The Definitive Visual History by R.G. Grant (DK, ). With illustrated timelines, detailed maps and personal accounts, this book was written by a historian and created by the publisher’s editorial and design team to chart the developments of the war from a global perspective.


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