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Arms and men

Walter Millis

Arms and men

a study in American military history

by Walter Millis

  • 125 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Capricorn Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History, Military,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- History,
  • United States -- Military policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography

    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p.
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14623678M


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