The war of the gun boats by Bryan Cooper

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .

Written in English

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StatementBryan Cooper
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD770 .C64 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525157M
ISBN 101848840187
ISBN 109781848840188
LC Control Number2010290404
OCLC/WorldCa312626745

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