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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Boyd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B6938 Th, PS3503.O9 Th
The Physical Object
Pagination266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6654204M
LC Control Number23008058
OCLC/WorldCa951438

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