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Spanish War, an American epic

G. J. A. O"Toole

Spanish War, an American epic

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Published by Norton in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- War of 1898.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby G.J.A. O"Toole.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE715
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18830830M


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