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The American experience of war

Georg Schild

The American experience of war

by Georg Schild

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Published by Schöningh in Paderborn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Georg Schild
SeriesKrieg in der Geschichte -- Bd. 51
ContributionsSonderforschungsbereich 437 "Kriegserfahrungen--Krieg und Gesellschaft in der Neuzeit"
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE181 .A39 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24528181M
ISBN 109783506767110
LC Control Number2010472441

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