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Khe Sanh siege in the clouds : an oral history by Eric M. Hammel

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Khe Sanh, Battle of, Vietnam, 1968.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 496-497).

StatementEric Hammel.
LC ClassificationsDS557.8.K5 H36 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 508 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages508
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2060410M
ISBN 100517572680
LC Control Number88039767

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