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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Marshall, George C. 1880-1959 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States. Army -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementBy Catherine A. Welch.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
SeriesHistory maker bios
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE745.M37 W45 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289329M
ISBN 10082252435X
LC Control Number2004002594
OCLC/WorldCa54400339

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