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The Civil War Strange and Fascinating Facts

Burke Davis

The Civil War Strange and Fascinating Facts

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Published by Barnes & Noble .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRaymond Houlihan (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8014292M
ISBN 100760758603
ISBN 109780760758601
OCLC/WorldCa55989099


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Facts. Of the males born in Soviet inonly 20% percent survived the war Lesley McNair. High-ranking officers were occasionally killed with their men. The highest ranking casualty was the American Lieutenant General Lesley McNair, killed in friendly fire from the US Army Air Corps.