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Published by Osprey Pub Co. in Oxford, Long Island City .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military convoys,
  • Transportation,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Military Armored vehicles,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

StatementGordon L Rottman ; illustrated by Peter Bull
SeriesNew vanguard -- 184
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUG446.5 .R666 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25134724M
ISBN 10184908355X
ISBN 109781849083553, 9781849083560
LC Control Number2011500999

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