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Uniforms of the Marines

Robert H. Rankin

Uniforms of the Marines

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Marine Corps -- Uniforms.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 122-123.

    Statementby Robert H. Rankin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVE403 .R35 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p.
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5680011M
    LC Control Number69011207


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