Battle of Bataan
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Battle of Bataan America"s greatest defeat. by Robert Conroy

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Published by Macmillan in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Bataan, Battle of, Philippines, 1942.

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Bibliography: p. [81]

LC ClassificationsD767.4 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p.
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5680092M
LC Control Number69011294

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