Fleet Destroyer by J. E. Macdonnell

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Published by The Book Depot in Melbourne, Australia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Australia. Royal Australian Navy -- Sea life.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Australian.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.

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Statementby Petty Officer J. E. Macdonnell. Illustrated with photographs by the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD779.A8 M3
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination102 p.
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6501566M
LC Control Number46014606
OCLC/WorldCa5149839

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