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Historical dictionary of the war in Vietnam

by Ronald Bruce Frankum

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald B. Frankum, Jr
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.7 .F735 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxl, 601p.
    Number of Pages642
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25075423M
    ISBN 109780810867963, 9780810879560
    LC Control Number2010052321

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