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World War II radio heroes

Lisa L. Spahr

World War II radio heroes

letters of compassion

by Lisa L. Spahr

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Published by [s.n.] in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sparr family -- Correspondence,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Radio broadcasting and the war,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German -- Correspondence,
  • Shortwave radio -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index and bibliographical references.

    Other titlesWorld War Two radio heroes, World War 2 radio heroes
    StatementLisa L. Spahr with Austin Camacho.
    GenreCorrespondence
    ContributionsCamacho, Austin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.R33 S67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 76 p. :
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23862713M
    ISBN 100976218178
    ISBN 109780976218173
    LC Control Number2009275650

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