The United States Army in the Korean War

the first year, from the invasion to the beginning of negotiations by James F. Schnabel

Publisher: Red and Black Publishers in St. Petersburg, Fla

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Edition Notes

Originally published under title: Policy and direction. Washington, D.C. : Center Of Military History, United States Army, 1972.

Statementby James F. Schnabel
LC ClassificationsDS918 .S36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24823650M
ISBN 109781610010191
LC Control Number2011008601

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