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In search of the truth for Vietnam combat veterans

David A. Barker

In search of the truth for Vietnam combat veterans

by David A. Barker

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Published by Franklin County Veterans Service Commission in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans.,
    • Veterans -- Medical care -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[written by David A. Barker ; illustrated by Darrel A. Peakes].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.72 .B37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination58 p. :
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL612571M
      LC Control Number96209077
      OCLC/WorldCa34308742

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      Records of U.S. Military Casualties, Missing in Action, and Prisoners of War from the Era of the Vietnam War are available through the National Archives. The National Archives has an online searchable database, entitled " Records on Military Personnel Who Died, Were Missing in Action or Prisoners of War as a Result of the Vietnam War. - Explore oklahomadav's board "Books written by Veterans and Military People", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Books, Good books, Book worth reading pins.


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