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Why we fought

America"s wars in film and history

by Peter C. Rollins

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War films -- History and criticism,
  • United States -- History, Military

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Peter C. Rollins and John E. O"Connor.
    ContributionsRollins, Peter C., O"Connor, John E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 W53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16817990M
    ISBN 109780813124933, 9780813191911
    LC Control Number2008006082

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