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Published by Capstone Press, Distributed by Childrens Press in Mankato, MN, U.S.A, Chicago .
Written in English


  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

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Recounts the experiences of an army nurse who served in Vietnam.

Edition Notes

Statementby William R. Sanford and Carl R. Green ; illustrations by George Martin ; edited by Jean Eggenschwiler and Kate Nelson.
SeriesThe Soldier
ContributionsGreen, Carl R., Martin, George., Eggenschwiler, Jean., Nelson, Kate.
LC ClassificationsDS557.7 .S36 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination47 p. :
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2203442M
ISBN 101560650079
LC Control Number89025241

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