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Dwight D. Eisenhower, hero and politician

Robert Fredrick Burk

Dwight D. Eisenhower, hero and politician

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1890-1969,
    • United States. Army -- Biography,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert F. Burk.
      SeriesTwayne"s twentieth-century American biography series ;, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE836 .B87 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 207 p., [14] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714722M
      ISBN 100805777520, 0805777733
      LC Control Number86007693

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