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Published by Center of Military History in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bradley, Omar Nelson, -- 1893-1981.,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCenter of Military History.
The Physical Object
Pagination[26] p. :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17676392M

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