2 edition of Outposts of victory found in the catalog.
Outposts of victory
George Gordon Young
|Statement||by Gordon Young. Illustrated with the author"s own snapshots and other photographs.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||223 p. illus. (map) plates, ports., facsim.|
|Number of Pages||223|
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