One woman"s World War II

by Violet A. Kochendoerfer

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky

Written in English
Cover of: One woman
Published: Pages: 211 Downloads: 723
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Subjects:

  • Kochendoerfer, Violet A., 1912-,
  • United States. Army. Women"s Auxiliary Army Corps -- Biography.,
  • American National Red Cross -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

Edition Notes

Other titlesOne woman"s World War 2., One woman"s World War Two.
StatementViolet A. Kochendoerfer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD811.5 .K5944 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. :
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1427754M
ISBN 100813118662
LC Control Number93038919
OCLC/WorldCa29566027

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