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Britain"s Greatest Warship

HMS Ark Royal IV

by Richard Johnstone-Bryden

  • 65 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Sutton Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maritime history,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Ships & shipping: general interest,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military - Naval,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9756365M
    ISBN 100750925043
    ISBN 109780750925044

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