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War in Korea

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Published by Presidio Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Korea,
  • USA,
  • Military - Korean War,
  • History / Military / Korean War

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8228291M
ISBN 10089141729X
ISBN 109780891417293
OCLC/WorldCa46434699

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