Trains to victory

America"s railroads in World War II : including foreign theater operations by Donald J. Heimburger

Publisher: Heimburger House Publishing Co. in Forest Park, Ill

Written in English
Published: Pages: 380 Downloads: 585
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 373) and index.

Statementby Donald J. Heimburger and John Kelly
ContributionsKelly, John, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTF23 .H45 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p. :
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24463269M
ISBN 10091158160X
ISBN 109780911581607
LC Control Number2009280817
OCLC/WorldCa318420281

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