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Published in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. Navy -- History.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations.,
  • Greece -- History -- War of Independence, 1821-1829.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE182 .G32
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23412490M
LC Control Number02022082

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