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Omar Bradley

The Great Generals Series

by Alan Axelrod

  • 178 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • Military - United States,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Biographies & Memoirs / Biographies,
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies,
  • Command of troops,
  • Generals,
  • Leadership,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11970686M
    ISBN 101433205394
    ISBN 109781433205392
    OCLC/WorldCa191870328


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