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Soldiering for freedom

a GI"s account of World War II

by Herman J. Obermayer

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Published by Texas A & M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obermayer, Herman J. -- Correspondence.,
  • Obermayer, Leon -- Correspondence.,
  • Obermayer, Julia -- Correspondence.,
  • United States. -- Army. -- Combat Engineer Battalion, 1291st.,
  • Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.,
  • Military engineers -- United States -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHerman J. Obermayer.
    GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives, American.
    SeriesTexas A & M University military history series -- 98.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD769.335 1291st .O24 2005, D769.335 1291st .O24 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 324 p. :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18224958M
    ISBN 101585444308, 1585444065
    LC Control Number2004019329

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