Rangers at war combat recon in Vietnam by Shelby L. Stanton

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Published by Orion Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Reconnaissance operations, American.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Commando operations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-365) and index.

Book details

StatementShelby L. Stanton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS559.8.R43 S73 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 382 p., [17] p. of plates :
Number of Pages382
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1554960M
ISBN 100517585901
LC Control Number91035114

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