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America"s last Vietnam battle

halting Hanoi"s 1972 Easter Offensive

by Dale AndradeМЃ

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Easter Offensive, 1972.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDale Andradé.
      SeriesModern war studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.8.E23 A53 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 551 p. :
      Number of Pages551
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944303M
      ISBN 100700611312
      LC Control Number2001026796

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