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9 edition of Canada"s Atlantic war found in the catalog.

Canada"s Atlantic war

by John Alexander Swettenham

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Published by Samuel Stevens in Toronto, Sarasota, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Atlantic Ocean.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Canadian.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 149.

      Statementtext by John Swettenham ; ill. by Fred Gaffen.
      ContributionsGaffen, Fred.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD770 .S9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination154 p. :
      Number of Pages154
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4198716M
      ISBN 100888666047
      LC Control Number80477659
      OCLC/WorldCa6421753

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