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Last call for H.M.S. Edinburgh

a story of the Russian convoys

by Frank Pearce

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Edinburgh (Cruiser),
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Arctic regions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrank Pearce.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD772.E34 P4 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3791039M
      ISBN 100689112777
      LC Control Number81070059
      OCLC/WorldCa8168790


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