America"s mountain soldiers a chronology of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II by John Imbrie

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Published by National Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc. in Watertown, NY (P.O. Box 6430, Watertown 13603) .

Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesChronology of the 10th Mountain Division in World War II
Statementcompiled by John Imbrie.
ContributionsNational Association of the 10th Mountain Division, Inc.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD769.3 10th .I49 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3582628M
LC Control Number2002279615
OCLC/WorldCa47247070

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