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Liberty ships

the ugly ducklings of World War II

by John Bunker

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • Merchant marine -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Liberty ships.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Gorley Bunker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD773 .B83
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5299359M
      ISBN 100870213407
      LC Control Number72080211


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