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Tonight we die as men the untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Toccoa to D-Day by Ian Gardner

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Published by Osprey in Oxford, Long Island City, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Campaigns,
  • United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Battalion, 3rd,
  • American Aerial operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Regimental histories,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementIan Gardner & Roger Day ; foreword by Ed Shames
ContributionsDay, Roger, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD769.348 506th .G37 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 344 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25137669M
ISBN 10184908436X
ISBN 109781849084369
LC Control Number2010513509
OCLC/WorldCa636919709

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