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The Pacific war companion

Daniel Marston

The Pacific war companion

from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima

by Daniel Marston

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Published by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Daniel Marston
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25536487M
    ISBN 101849083827
    ISBN 109781849083829
    OCLC/WorldCa775283978

    A story of passion, prejudice, and romance set against the tragedy of war, South Pacific reigns as one of the all-time great American musicals, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, nine Tony Awards, and other accolades. This authorized companion spans from the original production to and its return to Broadway. Features lyrics, rare photos, historical documents, and more.


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