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Radar at sea

Derek Howse

Radar at sea

the Royal Navy in World War 2

by Derek Howse

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDerek Howse ; foreword by Admiralof the Fleet Lord Lewin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 383p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18093235M
    ISBN 10033358449X

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