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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • United States. Army. Tank Battalion, 761st -- History,
  • United States. Army -- Afro-American troops -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 80) and index.

Other titlesSeven hundred sixty-first Tank Battalion.
Statementby Kathryn Browne Pfeifer.
SeriesAfrican-American soldiers
LC ClassificationsD769.306 761st .P44 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1433970M
ISBN 100805030573
LC Control Number93045799

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