War stories of the infantry

Americans in combat, 1918 to today
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United States. -- Army. -- Infantry -- Biography, Soldiers -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes, United States -- History, Military -- 21st century -- Anecdotes, United States -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Anec
StatementMichael Green and James D. Brown.
GenreBiography, Anecdotes.
ContributionsBrown, James D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUD23 .G74 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22552058M
ISBN 139780760335697
LC Control Number2008041430
OCLC/WorldCa244766306

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