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The Mighty Endeavor; American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II by Charles B. MacDonald - Hardcover - Collector's Edition - 1995 - from Midway Used and Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Mighty Endeavor; American Armed Forces in the European Theater in World War II

by Charles B. MacDonald

Condition: near fine


Connecticut: EASTON, 1995. Collector's Edition. Full Leather. near fine. Bound in full dark green leather with gilt lettering and design to covers and spine. Six raised bands. AEG. Moire endpapers. Laid in are the "Collector's Notes" and laid in personalized bookplate. Tiny scratch at bottom fore-edge. A beautiful copy.




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