Destroyers, Frigates and Corvettes
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Destroyers, Frigates and Corvettes The World Market (Jane"s Special Reports) by E. R. Hooton

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Published by Jane"s Information Group .
Written in English


  • Warships,
  • International - General,
  • International Marketing,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • History: World,
  • Marine engineering,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Shipping industries,
  • Destroyers (Warships),
  • Corvettes (Warships),
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Frigates

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7790533M
ISBN 100710613830
ISBN 109780710613837

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