Warrior to Dreadnought
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Pen and Sword, 2010.
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9781783830190

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David K Brown., & David K Brown|AUTHOR. (2010). Warrior to Dreadnought . Pen and Sword.

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David K Brown and David K Brown|AUTHOR. 2010. Warrior to Dreadnought. Pen and Sword.

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Grouped Work ID39030cb6-c44c-3864-7f00-8ffe0dc909f8
Full titlewarrior to dreadnought warship design and development 1860 1905
Authorbrown david k
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Last Update2021-09-23 11:53:46AM
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