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The memoirs of an artillery forward observer, 1944-1945

by J. Russell Major

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Published by Sunflower University Press in Manhattan, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Front.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Major, J. Russell 1921-,
    • United States. Army -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Russell Major.
      GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756 .M33 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 152 p. :
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6899055M
      ISBN 100897452291
      LC Control Number00705990
      OCLC/WorldCa41269968

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