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War, Australia and Vietnam

War, Australia and Vietnam

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Published by Harper & Row in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Australia

  • Edition Notes

    Icludes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Kenneth Maddock, Barry Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Barry, 1940-, Maddock, Kenneth, 1937-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558.6A8 W31 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17507848M
    ISBN 100063120992


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