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War and the amphibious Navy

John J. McGlew

War and the amphibious Navy

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Published by Professional Press in Chapel Hill, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • McGlew, John J.,
    • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations.,
    • Engineers -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn J. McGlew.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD773 .M3594 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL820590M
      ISBN 101570872023
      LC Control Number95072527


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