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V-J Day

United States. Navy & Marine Corps WWII Commemorative Committee.

V-J Day

September 2, 1945 - September 2, 1995

by United States. Navy & Marine Corps WWII Commemorative Committee.

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Published by The Committee in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • V-J Day, 1945.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Navy & Marine Corps WWII Commemorative Committee; Jack Gallant... et.al.].
    ContributionsGallant, Jack.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16608937M


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