Quaker sailors U of P and the U.S. Navy : the V-12 at Penn in World War II by Robert B. Hamilton

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  • United States. Navy. V-12 Program -- History.,
  • United States. Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.,
  • University of Pennsylvania -- Students -- History.

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StatementRobert B. Hamilton, Jr.
LC ClassificationsV427 .H36 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL826877M
ISBN 100964880202
LC Control Number95094809

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