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The damned engineers.

Janice (Holt) Giles

The damned engineers.

by Janice (Holt) Giles

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Engineer Combat Battalion, 291st.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [386]-391.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.335 291st .G5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 409 p.
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4446709M
      LC Control Number79108683

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