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At war, at sea

sailors and naval combat in the twentieth century

by Ronald H. Spector

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zeeslagen,
  • Sailors,
  • Mariniers,
  • Seeschlacht,
  • Naval art and science,
  • Modern Naval history,
  • Geschichte 1905-1991,
  • Marine,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 439-447) and index.

    StatementRonald H. Spector
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV53 .S66 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 463 p. :
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24739814M
    ISBN 100670860859
    ISBN 109780670860852
    LC Control Number2001017551
    OCLC/WorldCa45750297

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