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America"s home front heroes

an oral history of World War II

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[compiled by] Stacy Enyeart ; foreword by Larry Aasen.
    GenrePersonal narratives, American, Biography
    ContributionsEnyeart, Stacy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811.5 .A18 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23622405M
    ISBN 109780313377891, 9780313377907
    LC Control Number2009028495

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