Weller"s war by Weller, George

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Weller, George, -- 1907-2002,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia,
  • War correspondents -- United States

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGeorge Weller.
GenrePersonal narratives, American.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD811.5 .W4425 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22542031M
ISBN 109780307406552
LC Control Number2008039988
OCLC/WorldCa244056639

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