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Ten battles

James J. Krefft

Ten battles

decisive conflicts you may not know about, but should

by James J. Krefft

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Published by Military Writers Press in Centennial, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Battles -- History,
  • Military history -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames J. Krefft ; foreword by Dennis Showalter.
    GenreAnecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD25.5 .K73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23711954M
    ISBN 100979351065
    ISBN 109780979351068
    LC Control Number2008928494
    OCLC/WorldCa436216545

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