The Navy Cross Vietnam : citations of awards to men of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps, 1964-1973

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Published by Sharp & Dunnigan Publications in Forest Ranch, Calif .

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  • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
  • United States. Marine Corps -- Biography.,
  • United States. Navy -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.,
  • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Biography.,
  • Navy Cross (Medal)

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementedited by Paul Drew Stevens.
ContributionsStevens, Paul Drew., Sharp & Dunnigan Publications.
LC ClassificationsDS557.5 .N38 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination372 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2744051M
ISBN 100918495156
LC Control Number86061999

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