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Bastard battalion

Terry Lowry

Bastard battalion

a history of the 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion in World War II

by Terry Lowry

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Published by 35th Star Pub. in Charleston, WV .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • United States. Army. Chemical Battalion, Motorized, 83rd,
  • Directories,
  • United States. Army. Chemical Mortar Battalion, 83rd,
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHistory of the 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion in World War II, History of the Eighty-Third Chemical Mortar Battalion in WWII
    Statementby Terry Lowry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.353 83rd .L69 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 596 p. :
    Number of Pages596
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24915109M
    ISBN 100966453433
    ISBN 109780966453430
    LC Control Number2010278962
    OCLC/WorldCa437340828

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