At war at sea
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At war at sea naval warfare in the twentieth century by Ronald H. Spector

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


  • Naval art and science -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Naval history, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Sailors -- History -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementRonald Spector.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,463p.,[16]p. of plates :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15571598M
ISBN 100141006811

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