Object details

Category
Books
Related period
Second World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
WAR IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, 1937-1949 (Author)
GARLAND SERIES (Author)
DETWILER, DONALD S. (Author)
BURDICK, CHARLES B. (Author)
Garland (Publisher)
Production date
1980
Place made
New York
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 24cm., Pagination: 15 vols. ill., figs., maps (some fold.), plans

Catalogue number
LBY C. 73-9
Part of
War in Asia and the Pacific, 1937-1949 a fifteen-volume collection

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