Cover of: Aleutians | Edwin Palmer Hoyt

Published by Avon Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 175) and index.

Book details

StatementEdwin P. Hoyt
SeriesWar in the Pacific -- v. 5
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 41 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24800419M
ISBN 100380763168
ISBN 109780380763160
LC Control Number91092415

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