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Famous American military leaders of World War II

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • World war, 1939-1945 -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Armed forces.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby the editors of the Army times.
      GenreBiography, Juvenile literature., Biography.
      SeriesFamous biographies for young people
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD736 .A75
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5853869M
      LC Control Number62014892
      OCLC/WorldCa21467650


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