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The wars of America

by Robert Leckie

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Published by HarperCollinsPublishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 1239-1236) and index.

      StatementRobert Leckie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE181 .L45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 1281 p. ;
      Number of Pages1281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1566453M
      ISBN 100060168315
      LC Control Number91050435

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      Dec 17,  · In fact, the filmmaker is such a history buff that he collaborated in the publication of the book “Star Wars and History,” which was edited by history professors Nancy R. Reagin and. Timeline of America’s Wars. Since America united as one nation, this great country surrendered its bravest to liberate the oppressed and ensure freedom for its citizens and future generations. Battle lines were drawn and blood was spilled on U.S. soil and foreign lands. Listed below are .


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