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Leaders of World War II by Taylor, Mike

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Published by Abdo Pub. Co. in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Heads of state.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.

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Profiles the lives and activities of the significant political leaders during World War II, including Adolf Hitler, Emperor Hirohito, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Other titlesLeaders of World War Two, Leaders of World War 2
StatementMike Taylor.
SeriesWorld War II, World War II (Edina, Minn.)
LC ClassificationsD736 .T36 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL700302M
ISBN 101562398032
LC Control Number97048570

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