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Forts of the Upper Missouri by Robert G. Athearn

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fortification

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert G. Athearn
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 339 p. :
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26572852M

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