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World War II Women In Uniform

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Published by Perfection Learning .
Written in English


  • United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Women,
  • Participation, Female,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Juvenile literature

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Edition Notes

Reading Essentials in Social Studies

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7996462M
ISBN 100756944864
ISBN 109780756944865

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