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The Vietnam War

Anthony Tucker-Jones

The Vietnam War

the Tet Offensive, 1968

by Anthony Tucker-Jones

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Tet Offensive, 1968,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAnthony Tucker-Jones
    SeriesModern warfare, Modern warfare (Pen and Sword)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.8.T4 T83 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 pages
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27192623M
    ISBN 101783463627
    ISBN 109781783463626
    OCLC/WorldCa893631871


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