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Colin Powell

by Jonathan Everston

  • 298 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Generals,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States. Army,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the general following his rise through the ranks to become battalion advisor during the Vietnam War to his appointment as the first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Everston with Andrea Raab
    SeriesChanging our world
    ContributionsRaab, Andrea
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.5.P68 E94 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24926404M
    ISBN 100553159666
    ISBN 109780553159660
    LC Control Number91213843
    OCLC/WorldCa24239111

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