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Published by Alyson Publications in Boston .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Matlovich, Leonard.,
  • United States. Air Force -- Gays.,
  • United States. Air Force -- Biography.,
  • Gay men -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Mike Hippler.
LC ClassificationsHQ75.8.M3 H56 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2070085M
ISBN 101555831389, 155583129X
LC Control Number88083332

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