Defenses of Pearl Harbor & Oahu 1907-50 by Glen Williford

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: Second World War,
  • Australasian & Pacific history: from c 1900 -,
  • Battles & campaigns,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - United States,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • ASIA,
  • Hawaii,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • History / Military / World War II

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Book details

ContributionsChris Taylor (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8922504M
ISBN 101841765724
ISBN 109781841765723

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