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The thousand-mile war

World War II in Alaska and the Aleutians

by Brian Garfield

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Aleutian Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 331-340.

      Statement[by] Brian Garfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.87.A4 G4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 351 p.
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5687904M
      LC Control Number69020096

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