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Published by Galahad Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


  • United States. -- Army. -- Composite Unit (Provisional), 5307th -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography (p. 766-768).

StatementJames E. T. Hopkins ; in collaboration with John M. Jones.
ContributionsJones, John M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 772 p., [40] p. of plates :
Number of Pages772
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22396509M
ISBN 100801864046

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