Command decisions by United States. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief ofMilitary History.

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Published by Methuen in London .

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Edition Notes

Includes somechapters on the strategyof the Axis powers. Orignally published Harcourt Brace, 1959.

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Statementprepared by the Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army ; general editor Kent Roberts Greenfield.
ContributionsGreenfield, Kent Roberts.
The Physical Object
Pagination477p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages477
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22832464M

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The material in Decisions 1, 2, and appeared in the Harcourt, Brace edition of Command Decisions, © by Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc.

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