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Enduring Vietnam

Wright, James Edward

Enduring Vietnam

an American generation and its war

by Wright, James Edward

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hamburger Hill, Battle of, Vietnam, 1969,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Influence,
  • Baby boom generation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 779-821).

    StatementJames Wright
    SeriesThorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction, Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558 .W76 2017b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination825 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages825
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26925860M
    ISBN 101432840401
    ISBN 109781432840402
    LC Control Number2017015638
    OCLC/WorldCa984149362


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