On Valor"s Side
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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Solomon Islands,
  • Guadalcanal Island.


  • United States. Marine Corps. Division, 1st.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal Island.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsD767.98 .G3
The Physical Object
Pagination364 p.
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5877527M
LC Control Number63007716

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