Memories of Guam scenes during wartime internment in Japan
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Published by Micronesian Area Research Center, University of Guam in Mangilao, Guam .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementwatercolors by Father Marcian ; Thomas B. McGrath, editor.
SeriesMiscellaneous publication ;, no. 5, Miscellaneous publication (University of Guam. Micronesian Area Research Center) ;, no. 5.
ContributionsMcGrath, Thomas B.
LC ClassificationsDU647 .M37 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1668519M
LC Control Number91621190

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