HMS Gloucester the untold story by Ken Otter

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Published by Pen & Sword Maritime in Barnsley, South Yorkshire .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain.,
  • Mediterranean Sea.

Subjects:

  • Gloucester (Cruiser),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Mediterranean Sea.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesH.M.S. Gloucester, HMS Gloucester, the untold story
StatementKen Otter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD772.G56 O88 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3465742M
ISBN 101844151220
LC Control Number2005440340
OCLC/WorldCa56651674

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