The Royal Navy in Focus by Mike Critchley

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Published by Maritime Books .

Written in English

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  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • c 1945 to c 1960

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8294841M
ISBN 100907771114
ISBN 109780907771111

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