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History"s Great Defeats - America"s Failure in Vietnam (History"s Great Defeats)

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Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • United States,
  • Military,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Humanities,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • 1945-,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8845653M
    ISBN 101590186958
    ISBN 109781590186954
    OCLC/WorldCa57211126


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