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midshipman"s story

Waite Brooks

midshipman"s story

the British Pacific fleet in World War II and other experiences

by Waite Brooks

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by W. Brooks in [Victoria, B.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brooks, Waite, -- 1925-,
  • King George V (Ship),
  • Great Britain. -- Royal Navy -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British,
  • Midshipmen -- Canada -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Canadian

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWaite Brooks.
    GenreBiography., Personal narratives, Canadian.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16913467M
    ISBN 10097849380X
    ISBN 109780978493806
    LC Control Number2008371302

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