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Florida in World War II

Nick Wynne

Florida in World War II

floating fortress

by Nick Wynne

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesFlorida in World War 2, Florida in World War Two
StatementNick Wynne and Richard Moorhead
ContributionsMoorhead, Richard, 1943-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD769.85.F5 W96 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24468698M
ISBN 109781596299290
LC Control Number2010015316
OCLC/WorldCa607574985

World War II Young American Patriots, World War II Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Casualties, World War II Japanese-American Internment Camp Documents, WWII U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Muster Rolls, U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, World War II Draft Cards. World War II took place between and and saw the world’s political geography change permanently. During the war armies introduced concepts like fire and maneuver, tactics that are used to this day. World War II also saw the adoption and employment of unique military equipment that set the standard for the future of war.


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