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Published by Turner Publishing Co. in Paducah, Ky .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Western Front.


  • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 80th -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[writer, Berry Craig].
LC ClassificationsD769.31 80th .C73 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1894478M
ISBN 10093802194X
LC Control Number90070686

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