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History of World War One

History of World War One

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Published by American Heritage in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the editors of American Heritage ; narrative by S L A Marshall ; with a prologue by Edmund Stillman ; editor in charge Alvin M Josephy.
ContributionsMarshall, S L A., American Heritage.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21876282M

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World War II was one of the most momentous and defining periods in the history of the United States and the world. All Americans, regardless of status, were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her. World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the Nazi invasion of Poland, the war .


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