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Pacific war encyclopedia

James F. Dunnigan

Pacific war encyclopedia

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Published by Facts On File in New York .
Written in English

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  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area -- Encyclopedias.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 742-751) and index.

      StatementJames F. Dunnigan and Albert A. Nofi.
      ContributionsNofi, Albert A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.9 .D86 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xvi, ix, 772 p.) :
      Number of Pages772
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL669765M
      ISBN 100816034397, 0816034370, 0816034389
      LC Control Number97015634


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