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Canada"s navy

Marc Milner

Canada"s navy

the first century

by Marc Milner

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-377) and index.

StatementMarc Milner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsVA400 .M55 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 391 p., [28] p. of plates ;
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24581206M
ISBN 100802096042
ISBN 109780802096043
LC Control Number2010291115
OCLC/WorldCa468102394

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