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Enduring battle

Christopher H. Hamner

Enduring battle

American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945

by Christopher H. Hamner

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Psychology,
  • Combat,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Soldiers,
  • Military Psychology,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher H. Hamner
    SeriesModern war studies, Modern war studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU22.3 .H248 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24914754M
    ISBN 100700617752
    ISBN 109780700617753
    LC Control Number2010047205
    OCLC/WorldCa681500342

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