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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Hersey, John, 1914-1993
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Mazer, Harry
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"Literature Circle Edition -- This special edition includes questions and activities to inspire discussion and enhance your reading"--P. [4] of cover
Topics: Manzanar War Relocation Center, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Japanese Americans
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by Lee, Chang-rae
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The secret life of a Japanese-American pharmacist in a small town in New York. On the surface a model of propriety and serenity, he is torn by memories of his service in the Japanese army in World War II and the comfort woman he loved and could not save. By the author of Native Speaker
Topics: Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Cookson, Catherine
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Family farms, Nurses, Blind
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Topics: Leopoldville (Ship), World War, 1939-1945
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by Paton Walsh, Jill, 1937-; Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957
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Mystery written by Jill Paton Walsh based on Dorothy Sayers's descriptions of the Wimseys coping with wartime conditions in 1940
Topics: Women's Land Army (Great Britain), Vane, Harriet (Fictitious character), Wimsey, Peter, Lord...
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189)
Topics: World War (1939-1945), Battlefields, World War, 1939-1945, Battlefields, Military campaigns,...
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Milligan, Spike, 1918-2002
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Topics: Milligan, Spike, 1918-2002, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944
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Translation of 3 stories from French
Topics: Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, Authors, French,...
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by Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940; Dodd, William E. (William Edward), b. 1905; Dodd, Martha, 1908-1990; Neurath, Konstantin, Freiherr von, 1873-1956, former owner DLC; Third Reich Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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favorite 5
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"First edition."
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Ambassadors
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by Bosworth, Allan R
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Concentration camps
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viii, 384 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945), World War (1939-1945),...
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by Frank, Anne, 1929-1945; Mooyaart-Doubleday, B. M., translator
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Topics: Frank, Anne, 1929-1945, German Occupation of Netherlands (1940-1945), World War (1939-1945), World...
xix, 370 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: University of South Alabama, World War (1939-1945), Anthropology -- United States -- History --...
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Dupuy, Trevor N. (Trevor Nevitt), 1916-1995
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favorite 1
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Gallagher, Thomas Michael, 1918-1992
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Includes index
Topics: Great Britain. Special Operations Executive, World War, 1939-1945, Sabotage, Atomic bomb
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"A Hyperion/Madison Press book."
Topics: Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941, World War, 1939-1945
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by Malle, Louis, 1932-1995
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165 pages ; 18 cm
Topics: World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama, Motion picture plays
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by Boyington, Gregory
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Autobiographical
Topics: Boyington, Gregory, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Mochizuki, Ken, 1954-; Lee, Dom, 1959-
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A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over
Topics: Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945), World War (1939-1945),...
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by Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993
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Includes index
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993, Hitler, Adolf...
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by Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993
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Includes index
Topics: History - General History, Biography & Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, Europe -...
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by Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"First edition."
Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993, World War, 1939-1945,...
xviii, 156 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945), World War (1939-1945),...
224 pages : 24 cm
Topics: Women in art, Women in popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century, World War,...
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by Anderson, Jim, 1937 Aug. 11-
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"A Fireside book."
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Lawton, John, 1949-
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In London, during World War II, a dog uncovers a severed arm, which turns out to be that of a rocket scientist--and it was not a bomb that killed him. Sgt. Frederick Troy of Scotland Yard is assigned to the case, which pits him against the U.S. Office of Strategic Services, the wartime spy agency
Topics: World War (1939-1945), Troy, Frederick (Fictitious character), World War, 1939-1945, Police,...
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by Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965; Churchill, Randolph S. (Randolph Spencer), 1911-1968, comp
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Speeches made between May 1938 and Feb. 1940
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945
xxvi, 325 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism, Brainwashing in literature, American...
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Vander Meulen, Jacob A
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104 p. : 20 x 24 cm
Topics: B-29 (Bomber) -- Design and construction -- History, World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence, Aircraft...
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by Howe, George Locke
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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xvi, 233 pages : 22 cm
Topics: Manzanar War Relocation Center, Manzanar War Relocation Center, Manzanar War Relocation Center...
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by Camus, Albert, 1913-1960
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xli, 334 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Camus, Albert, 1913-1960, Combat (Paris, France : 1940), World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground...
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by Heller, Joseph
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
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by Silko, Leslie, 1948-
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Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1977
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Laguna Indians, Literature, Modern, Indians, North American, Veterans
Forces of love / by Susan Downs -- The missing peace / by Rebecca Germany -- Christmas always comes / by Darlene Mindrup -- Engagement of the heart / by Kathleen Paul
Topics: Christmas stories, American, World War, 1939-1945, Love stories, American, Christian fiction,...
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by Okubo, Miné, author, artist
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xxviii, 209 pages : 21 cm
Topics: Okubo, Miné -- Comic books, strips, etc, Okubo, Miné, Tanforan Assembly Center (San Bruno,...
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"Companion volume to Combat : European theater."
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1950. With new ill
Topics: Aircraft carriers, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Great Britain. Combined Operations Command; Saunders, Hilary Aidan St. George, 1898-1951
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Written by Hilary St. George Saunders
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Woodson, Jacqueline; Lewis, Earl B., ill
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A Junior Library Guild selection
Topics: Separation (Psychology), Mother and child, Grandmothers, African Americans, World War, 1939-1945
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by Foley, Charles, 1908-
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Topics: Skorzeny, Otto, World War, 1939-1945, Guerrillas
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by Howard, Elizabeth Jane
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The continuing story of the Cazalets, a well-to-do English family. The present volume, the third in the series, centers on cousins Polly and Clary as they leave their country home to begin adult life in World War II London
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Families, Historical fiction, English, Domestic...
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by Middlebrook, Martin, 1932-
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Reprint. Previously published: New York : Morrow, 1976
Topics: General, History - General History, 20th century, Atlantic Ocean, Campaigns, History, Naval...
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by Norris, Kathleen Thompson, 1880-1966
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Serialized in Colliers
Topics: Young women, Brothers, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), World War, 1939-1945
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by McGovern, James, 1923-1989
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Bibliographical references included in "Notes and sources" (p. [259]-272)
Topics: V-2 rocket, World War, 1939-1945
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by Young, Peter, 1915-1988
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A Bison book
Topics: Sale Books, World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Military campaigns
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Imaginary wars and battles, Imaginary wars and...
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In wartime Brooklyn in 1943, eleven-year-old Howie Crispers mounts a campaign to save his favorite teacher from being fired
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945, Teacher-student relationships, Schools
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by Minear, Richard H; Geisel, Theodor Seuss, 1904-1991; Seuss, Dr; Spiegelman, Art; Mandeville Special Collections Library
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Political cartoons first published in PM
Topics: Seuss, Dr, Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Geisel, Theodor Seuss, World War, 1939-1945, Political...
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by Steel, Danielle
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"A Dell book."
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Christian converts from Judaism, World War, 1939-1945, Concentration camp...
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xiii, 668 p., [32] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973, Air pilots -- United States -- Biography, Air pilots, Military --...
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110 pages : 21 x 26 cm
Topics: Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984, Albers, Clem, Lange, Dorothea, Miyatake, Tōyō, Adams, Ansel,...
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund)
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In the aftermath of the surrenders of Germany and Japan in October 1945, Cletus Frade and his colleagues in the OSS are given the life-threatening task of maintaining security during a covert U.S. deal with Germany for intelligence about the identities of Soviet spies in the American atomic bomb program
Topics: United States. Office of Strategic Services, United States. Office of Strategic Services, World War...
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by Ballard, J. G., 1930-2009
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Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Boys, English fiction
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by Wick, Lori
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Topics: Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945,...
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v. 1. Blitzkrieg.--v. 2. Siege.--v. 3. Counterattack.--v. 4. Victory
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974
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At head of title: H.E. Bates
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, British, Bomber pilots
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by Harris, Robert, 1957-
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, World War, 1939-1945, English fiction
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by Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945; Trevor-Roper, H. R. (Hugh Redwald), 1914-
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Includes indexes
Topics: Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945, Statesmen, World War, 1939-1945, Guerre mondiale (1939-1945)
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by Ooka, Shohei, 1909-1988
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Knight, Henry, Sir, 1886-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945, Food supply, Inde. Alimentation. 1939-1945, Guerre...
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by Gray, Martin; Gallo, Max, 1932-
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Translation of Au nom de tous les miens
Topics: Gray, Martin, World War, 1939-1945
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by Glines, Carroll V., 1920-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Davis, Burke, 1913-2006
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Bibliography: p. 215-216
Topics: Yamamoto, Isoroku, 1884-1943, World War, 1939-1945
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by Manchester, William, 1922-2004
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Reprint. Original ed.: Boston : Little, Brown, 1980
Topics: Manchester, William, 1922-2004, United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945, World War,...
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by Deighton, Len, 1929-
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In the winter of 1944-45, a group of young American fighter pilots fly mission after dangerous mission, serving as protection for the huge fleets of bombers penetrating deep into Germany
Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Sweetman, Jack, 1940-
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: World War, 1939-1945, Naval battles
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Originally published: London : Octopus Group, 1989
Topics: Literary collections, Sale Books, War stories, American, War stories, English, World War,...
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by Tregaskis, Richard, 1916-1973; Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Maps on lining-papers
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945, World War, 1939-1945
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by Leckie, Robert, 1920-2001
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"From Parris Island to the Pacific -- a young marine's stirring account of combat in World War II"--Cover
Topics: Military - World War II, Non-Classifiable, Military History - World War II, History - Military /...