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The Vietnam War soldier at Con Thien

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Published by Capstone Press, Distributed by Childrens Press in Mankato, MN, U.S.A, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • About the Edition

    Recounts the experiences of an army nurse who served in Vietnam.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby William R. Sanford and Carl R. Green ; illustrations by George Martin ; edited by Jean Eggenschwiler and Kate Nelson.
    SeriesThe Soldier
    ContributionsGreen, Carl R., Martin, George., Eggenschwiler, Jean., Nelson, Kate.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.7 .S36 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2203442M
    ISBN 101560650079
    LC Control Number89025241
    OCLC/WorldCa20594629


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