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Torpedo run

Douglas Reeman

Torpedo run

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Published by Arrow in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Hutchinson, 1981.

StatementDouglas Reeman.
The Physical Object
Pagination290p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18202865M
ISBN 100099283808


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