Just Us Yanks by Jim Olson

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Published by 1st Books Library .

Written in English

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  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction - Historical

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11688466M
ISBN 101410774449
ISBN 109781410774446

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When the country is forced into World War II they leave their families and sweethearts and join the Army. John Milton Cooper, Jr.

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