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Maritime memoir by Claude Lanciano

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Published by Lands End Books .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Lanciano, Claude,
  • Merchant marine,
  • Personal narratives, American,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11625960M
ISBN 100960355863
ISBN 109780960355860

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