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A soldier"s letters

Russell A. Working

A soldier"s letters

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Published by Author/House in Bloomington, IN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working, Russell A. -- Correspondence.,
  • Working, Violet -- Correspondence.,
  • Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Soldiers -- Indiana -- Logansport -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rusell A. Working.
    GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives, American.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS921.6 .W67 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18733849M
    ISBN 109781425945992
    LC Control Number2006906653
    OCLC/WorldCa243776408


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