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The Chesapeake Bay at War!

Terrance C. McGovern

The Chesapeake Bay at War!

The Coastal Defenses of Chesapeake Bay During World War Two

by Terrance C. McGovern

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Three Sisters Press, A Division of McGovern Publishing in McLean, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military History,
  • Coast defenses,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 67-68).

    StatementBy Terrance McGovern
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG412.C47 M35 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 pages :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25296836M
    ISBN 109781575101491
    LC Control Number2010929891


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