Korean War (America at War)

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Korea,
  • USA,
  • Korea (South),
  • Military - Korean War,
  • United States - General,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9462066M
ISBN 100816049394
ISBN 109780816049394

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