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The story of the British navy

Harold Wheeler

The story of the British navy

by Harold Wheeler

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Published by McBride in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
  • Great Britain,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1922 ed. published by Harrap, London.

    Statementby Harold F. B. Wheeler. Illustrated in colour by Ellis Silas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination383, [1] p., col. plates
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26895983M
    OCLC/WorldCa1001893067

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