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Chewing gum, candy bars, and beer the Army PX in World War II by James J. Cooke

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Army and Air Force Exchange Service -- History,
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life -- History -- 20th century,
  • Military exchanges -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJames J. Cooke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsUC753 .C665 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23655463M
ISBN 109780826218674
LC Control Number2009031957
OCLC/WorldCa318878432

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