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Heroes & cowards

Raymond Darrell Summerlot

Heroes & cowards

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by SEP Publishing Company in Terre Haute, IN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Summerlot, Raymond Darrell.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHeroes and cowards
      Statementby Raymond Darrell Summerlot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756 .S86 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 318 p. ;
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL531967M
      LC Control Number96108707
      OCLC/WorldCa33804327


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