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Great soldiers of the two world wars.

Harvey A. DeWeerd

Great soldiers of the two world wars.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography,
  • Military biography,
  • Generals

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination378 p.
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13525121M


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