Over here!

New York city during World War II
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Smithsonian Books, HarperCollins , New York
World War, 1939-1945 -- New York (State) -- New York, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1898
StatementLorraine B. Diehl.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.5 .D54 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23614792M
ISBN 139780061431340
LC Control Number2009027614
OCLC/WorldCa419855707

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