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Admiral Sims and the modern American navy ...

Elting Elmore Morison

Admiral Sims and the modern American navy ...

by Elting Elmore Morison

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936,
    • United States -- History, Naval

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 535-[540]

      Statement[by] Elting E. Morison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.S52 M6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, [1], 547, [1] p.
      Number of Pages547
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6439368M
      LC Control Number42021569
      OCLC/WorldCa335230


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