America's mountain soldiers : the 10th Mountain Division by Samuel Katz

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America's Mountain infantrymen is written by means of Samuel M. Katz and released by means of harmony courses corporation. The booklet is an illustrated background of the tenth Mountain department. It comes with observation and colour photographs of the unit in education and in action.

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