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Life at West Point

the making of the American army officer: his studies, discipline, and amusements

by Harrie Irving Hancock

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York and London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Military Academy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. Irving Hancock. With an introduction by Albert L. Mills.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU410.P1 H2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 l., 260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6917684M
    LC Control Number02015895
    OCLC/WorldCa4802977


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