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Vietnam War (America at War)

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • United States - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn S. Bowman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9405739M
    ISBN 100816049378
    ISBN 109780816049370


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