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The Military in America

The Military in America

from the Colonial era to the present

by

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sociology, Military -- United States -- History,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Peter Karsten.
      ContributionsKarsten, Peter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .M5626
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 485 p. :
      Number of Pages485
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4405238M
      ISBN 10002916740X
      LC Control Number79007846


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