United States Navy Destroyers of World War II
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Published by Blandford .
Written in English


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  • Military Science,
  • Military History - World War Ii,
  • United States.,
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  • Navy,
  • Technology,
  • Destroyers (Warships),
  • Warships

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Edition Notes

ContributionsFrank D. Johnson (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7797867M
ISBN 100713710268
ISBN 109780713710267

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