Destroyers in the United States Navy.
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Destroyers in the United States Navy. by United States. Naval History Division.

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Navy -- History,
  • Destroyers (Warships)

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsV825.3 .A55
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p.
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5869694M
LC Control Number62060091

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