The battle to save the Houston, October 1944 to March 1945

by John Grider Miller

Publisher: Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md

Written in English
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Places:

  • Pacific Ocean.

Subjects:

  • Houston (Cruiser : CL-81),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [223]-226.

StatementJohn Grider Miller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD774.H65 M55 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3020178M
ISBN 100870212761
LC Control Number85000314

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