GI in the Pacific War memoirs, 1941-1945 by Nicholas A. Russiello

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Published by N.A. Russiello in [United States] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United States. -- Army. -- Infantry Regiment, 34th.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Oceania.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

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Statementby Nicholas A. Russiello as told to William D. Russiello.
GenrePersonal narratives, American., Biography.
ContributionsRussiello, William D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD769.31 34th .R87 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination164 p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16901174M
LC Control Number2008270103

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