Company commander (A Ballantine war book)
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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


  • 23rd Infantry,
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9454334M
ISBN 100345025210
ISBN 109780345025210

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