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The Best War Ever

America and World War II (The American Moment)

by Michael C.C. Adams

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Second World War,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • United States - 20th Century/WWII,
  • History: World,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Europe,
  • USA,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / United States / General,
  • 1933-1945,
  • History,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870066M
    ISBN 100801846978
    ISBN 109780801846977

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