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naval howitzer afloat.

Foxhall A. Parker

naval howitzer afloat.

by Foxhall A. Parker

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Published by D. Van Nostrand in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • united States. Navy -- Drill and tactics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Howitzers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Foxhall A. Parker ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVF390 .P23
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p.
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6558599M
    LC Control Number13014928
    OCLC/WorldCa16722477

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