Finding My Father"s War by Walter J. Eldredge

Cover of: Finding My Father

Published by Pagefree Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8842887M
ISBN 101589612027
ISBN 109781589612020
OCLC/WorldCa56496693

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