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War for the world

Fletcher Pratt

War for the world

a chronicle of our fighting forces in World War II.

by Fletcher Pratt

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Chronicles of America series,, v. 54
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE173 .C55 vol. 54
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 364 p.
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6070186M
      LC Control Number50008830

      Books on LibraryThing tagged World War III. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. Filed under: World War, -- Aerial operations, American The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II (Maxwell AFB, AL: Air University Press, ), by Charles Griffith (PDF with commentary at Air University Press).

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        Directed by Byron Haskin. With Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite. A small town in California is attacked by Martians, beginning a worldwide invasion/10(K). A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War IIhighlights the major ground force campaigns during the six years of the war, offers suggestions for further reading, and provides Americans an opportuni-ty to learn about the Army’s role in World War II. This brochure was prepared at the U.S. Army Center of Military History by Wayne Size: KB.


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