Leading the Way: How Vietnam Veterans Rebuilt the U.S. Military An Oral History by Al Santoli

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  • History / General,
  • Military History - Modern,
  • Military Personal Narratives,
  • 20th century,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Army,
  • History,
  • History, Military,
  • United States,
  • United States.,
  • History: World

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Number of Pages428
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Open LibraryOL9479634M
ISBN 100345374983
ISBN 109780345374981

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