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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Biography,
  • Medal of Honor,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography,
  • Heroes -- United States -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdward F. Murphy.
GenreBiography
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 337 p. :
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23274786M
ISBN 100345476182
ISBN 109780345476180

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