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A multicultural portrait of the Vietnam War

David K. Wright

A multicultural portrait of the Vietnam War

by David K. Wright

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Published by Benchmark Books in Tarrytown, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975 -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 78) and index.

      Other titlesVietnam War
      Statementby David K. Wright.
      SeriesPerspectives, Perspectives (Benchmark Books (Firm))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .W74 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL786562M
      ISBN 100761400524
      LC Control Number95018817
      OCLC/WorldCa32508086

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