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They marched into sunlight war and peace in Vietnam and America, October 1967 by David Maraniss

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Wisconsin -- Madison,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-557) and index

StatementDavid Maraniss
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS558 .M35 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 572 p. :
Number of Pages572
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17100592M
ISBN 100743217802
LC Control Number2003052885

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