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Published by Corey/Stevens Pub. in Portland, OR .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-197) and index.

Other titlesUS Navy Seabees since Pearl Harbor
Statement[Jay Kimmel].
LC ClassificationsVG593 .K55 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1126796M
ISBN 100942893034
LC Control Number94069762

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