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On the air in World War II

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Africa, North.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • MacVane, John,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Africa, North,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists,
    • War correspondents -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby John MacVane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756.3 .M32
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p. :
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4415114M
      ISBN 100688035582
      LC Control Number79018973
      OCLC/WorldCa5286233


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