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Battles of the Korean War A Chronology, with Unit-by-Unit United States Causality Figures & Medal of Honor Citations by Richard E. Ecker

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • History: World,
  • Armies,
  • Military History - Korea Conflict,
  • United States - General,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Korea,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Asia - Korea,
  • Military - General,
  • Medal of Honor,
  • Soldiers

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139076M
ISBN 100786419806
ISBN 109780786419807

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