Where Chiang Kai-Shek lost China the Liao-Shen campaign, 1948 by Harold Miles Tanner

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Subjects:

  • Campaigns,
  • Military History,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-357) and index.

Book details

StatementHarold M. Tanner
SeriesTwentieth-century battles, Twentieth-century battles
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS777.5425.L5 T36 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 365 pages
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27187829M
ISBN 100253016924
ISBN 109780253016928
LC Control Number2015016683
OCLC/WorldCa894625484

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