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Not going home alone a marine"s story by James J. Kirschke

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • United States. Marine Corps,
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975) fast (OCoLC)fst01431664,
  • Officers,
  • United States,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Biography,
  • Armed Forces

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJames J. Kirschke
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS559.5 .K575 2001b
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 250 pages, [8] pages of plates :
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26431832M
ISBN 100739419749
ISBN 109780739419748
OCLC/WorldCa51101074

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