fortunes of war

four great battles of World War II. by Andrew A. Rooney

Publisher: Little, Brown in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 236 Downloads: 473
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Places:

  • France,
  • Normandy.

Subjects:

  • Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943.,
  • Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.,
  • Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD743 .R62
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5849767M
LC Control Number62009550
OCLC/WorldCa1350148

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