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Published by J.B. Lippincott company in Philadelphia &, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Navy -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby George R. Clark ... William O. Stevens ... Carroll S. Alden ... Herman F. Krafft.
ContributionsStevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955, joint author., Alden, Carroll Storrs, b. 1876, joint author., Krafft, Herman F. b. 1872. joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE182 .C586
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 3-560 p.
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6705415M
LC Control Number27018739
OCLC/WorldCa3956878

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