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Only soldiers go to war

Lucinda Hedrick Kennaley

Only soldiers go to war

by Lucinda Hedrick Kennaley

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Published by Thoth Pub. Co. in Springfield, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991.,
  • War -- Juvenile literature.

  • About the Edition

    Explains causes and events of war in simple language, using the Gulf War as the example.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lucinda Hedrick Kennaley ; illustrations by Charmaine Curtis.
    ContributionsCurtis, Charmaine, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/04975 (U)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[40] p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1570873M
    ISBN 100962806714
    LC Control Number91065288
    OCLC/WorldCa24119770

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