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Young man in Vietnam.

Charles Coe

Young man in Vietnam.

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Published by Four Winds Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese conflict, 1961- -- Personal narratives, American

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A69 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5618606M
    LC Control Number68027270


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