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The Capture of Attu

The Capture of Attu

tales of World War II in Alaska, as told by the men who fought there

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Published by Alaska Northwest Pub. Co. in Edmonds, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Attu, Battle of, Alaska, 1943 -- Personal narratives, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCapture of Attu, as told by the men who fought there. 1984.
    Statementforeword, Terrence Cole.
    GenrePersonal narratives, American.
    ContributionsHammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.87.A4 A5 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2852201M
    ISBN 10088240265X
    LC Control Number84014570

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