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The United States Coast Guard in World War II

Thomas P. Ostrom

The United States Coast Guard in World War II

a history of domestic and overseas actions

by Thomas P. Ostrom

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Coast Guard,
  • United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas P. Ostrom ; with a foreword by John Galluzzo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD773 .O88 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23202946M
    ISBN 100786428996
    ISBN 109780786442560
    LC Control Number2009014100


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