British Escort Ships: World War 2 Fact Files by H. T. Lenton

By H. T. Lenton

Книга global conflict 2 truth documents: British Escort Ships global battle 2 truth documents: British Escort Ships Книги Вооружение Автор: H.T. Lenton Год издания: 1974 Формат: pdf Издат.:Arco Publishing corporation Страниц: sixty four Размер: 50.41 ISBN: 0668035072 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Illustrated advisor to some of the escort ships utilized by the British fleet in the course of global battle II. Black and white pictures and different information about those usually missed vessels and the real function they performed in successful the peace. lacking: hide.

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