British fleet in the great war by Hurd, Archibald Spicer Sir

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  • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations

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StatementBy Archibald Hurd
LC ClassificationsD581 .H68 1918a
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 250 p.
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6612617M
LC Control Number18023236

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