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Dog boats at war

a history of the operations of the Royal Navy D Class Fairmile motor torpedo boats and motor gunboats, 1939-1945

by L. C. Reynolds

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Published by Sutton Pub. in association with the Imperial War Museum in Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Norwegian.,
  • Warships -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-282) and index.

    StatementL.C. Reynolds ; foreword by Lord Lewin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD779.N6 R49 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL82561M
    ISBN 100750918179
    LC Control Number99188193
    OCLC/WorldCa39875967


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