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The encyclopedia of war movies the authoritative guide to movies about wars of the twentieth century by Robert Ralsey Davenport

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Published by Facts On File in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • War films -- Catalogs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-407) and index.

StatementRobert Davenport.
GenreCatalogs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 D38 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 452 p. :
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3567160M
ISBN 100816044783, 0816044791
LC Control Number2002045201

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