Imperial War Museum book of the war at sea the Royal Navy in the Second World War by Julian Thompson

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson, published in association with the Imperial War Museum in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

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

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesWar at sea
StatementJulian Thompson.
ContributionsImperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD771 .T56 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 279 p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21182153M
ISBN 100283062525

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