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Facts about the American wars

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Published by H.W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History, Military -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John S. Bowman.
      ContributionsBowman, John Stewart, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE181 .F28 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 750 p. :
      Number of Pages750
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL693061M
      ISBN 10082420929X
      LC Control Number97040298

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