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7 edition of The Perfect War found in the catalog.

The Perfect War

Technowar in Vietnam (Military History Series)

by James William Gibson

  • 314 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic Monthly Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military History - Vietnam Conflict,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • War & Military,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8346581M
    ISBN 100871137992
    ISBN 109780871137999
    OCLC/WorldCa43840359

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