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British destroyer.

Thomas Davys Manning

British destroyer.

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Published by Putnam in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
  • Destroyers (Warships)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV825.5.G7 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p.
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5830454M
    LC Control Number61019746
    OCLC/WorldCa6470051

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