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American Wars & Heroes

Maurice Matloff

American Wars & Heroes

by Maurice Matloff

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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military History (General),
  • History - U.S.,
  • Military,
  • United States - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sale Books,
  • History, Military,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7706327M
    ISBN 100517675749
    ISBN 109780517675748
    OCLC/WorldCa18588588

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      The Forgotten Heroes. In the U.S., military chaplains have also served since the Revolutionary War. The widespread use of Catholic chaplains did not begin until the Civil War after . Screenshot from the book trailer for Forgotten: The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War, a book about the th Balloon Battalion Brigade Linda Hervieux via YouTubeAuthor: Hope Wabuke.


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