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The war in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa, 1941-1945 by Jonathan Gawne

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Published by Greenhill Books, Stackpole Books in London, Mechanicsburg, Pa .
Written in English



  • Pacific Area.


  • United States. Army -- Uniforms,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment and supplies

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Edition Notes

StatementJonathan Gawne.
SeriesThe G.I. series ;, 6
LC ClassificationsD767 .G38 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL993698M
ISBN 10185367253X
LC Control Number96032216

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