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From OSS to Green Berets

Aaron Bank

From OSS to Green Berets

the birth of special forces

by Aaron Bank

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAaron Bank
SeriesPocket nonfiction
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 830 vol. 11
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24509730M
ISBN 100671639234
LC Control Number97822215
OCLC/WorldCa17021465


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