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Challenge for the Pacific

Robert Leckie

Challenge for the Pacific

Guadalcanal, the turning point of the war.

by Robert Leckie

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guadalcanal Island (Solomon Islands)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [354]-358.

    SeriesThe Crossroads of world history series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 372 p.
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23317265M

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