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Struggle for Guadalcanal August 1942 - February 1943 - Volume 5 (Struggle for Guadalcanal, August, 1942-February, 1943) by Samuel Eliot Morison

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Published by Little, Brown and Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Naval operations,
  • Naval operations, American,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10427883M
ISBN 100316583057
ISBN 109780316583053
OCLC/WorldCa232620309

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