Donut Dolly an American Red Cross girl"s war in Vietnam by Joann Puffer Kotcher

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Published by University of North Texas Press in Denton, Tex .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Red Cross,
  • American Red Cross,
  • American Personal narratives,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • War work,
  • Biography,
  • Women

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby Joann Puffer Kotcher
SeriesNumber 6 in the North Texas military biography and memoir series, North Texas military biography and memoir series -- no. 6.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS559.63 .K68 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24918399M
ISBN 109781574413243
LC Control Number2011028208

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