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Published by Angus & Robertson in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Australia. -- Royal Australian Navy.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval operations.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur W. Jose. With 202 illustrations and maps.
SeriesOfficial history of Australia in the war of 1914-1918 -- vol. 9.
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 649 p.
Number of Pages649
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16592400M

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