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The Battle of Guadalcanal, 11-15 November 1942. by Colin G. Jameson

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Published by Naval Historical Center, Dept. of the Navy in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesCombat narratives., 6.
LC ClassificationsD767.98 .J36 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 90 p. :
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1426793M
ISBN 10094527422X
LC Control Number93037891

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