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The fighting admirals British admirals of the Second World War by Martin Stephen

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British,
  • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [218]-220) and index.

StatementMartin Stephen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD771 .S74 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1569537M
ISBN 101557502536
LC Control Number91060982

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