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First Destroyers (Shipshape)

by David Lyon

  • 8 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Caxton Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • History,
  • Sale Adult - History - Military / War,
  • Transportation,
  • Maritime History,
  • Military Science,
  • Sale Books,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8916536M
    ISBN 101840673648
    ISBN 109781840673647
    OCLC/WorldCa52305053

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