USS Tennessee in World War II

by Clifton Simmons

Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications in Carrollton, TX

Written in English
Published: Pages: 79 Downloads: 193
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Subjects:

  • Campaigns,
  • Tennessee (Battleship),
  • American Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Edition Notes

StatementClifton Simmons
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD774.T397 S56 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination79 pages :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24797667M
ISBN 109780897475501
LC Control Number2010513278

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