Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), 1945-1989 (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
SHRADER, CHARLES R. (Author)
UNITED STATES ARMY MILITARY HISTORY INSTITUTE (Author)
SPECIAL BIBLIOGRAPHY; 23 (Author)
United States Army Military History Institute (Publisher)
Production date
1989
Place made
Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 28cm., Pagination: 156p.

Catalogue number
LBY 90 / 325

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