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Utmost savagery

Alexander, Joseph H.

Utmost savagery

the three days of Tarawa

by Alexander, Joseph H.

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943,
  • Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati) -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-292) and index.

    StatementJoseph H. Alexander.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD767.917 .A48 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 304 p. :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22697105M
    ISBN 109781591140030
    LC Control Number2008279247
    OCLC/WorldCa216938634

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