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The Kaiser"s pirates

Walter, John

The Kaiser"s pirates

German surface raiders in World War One

by Walter, John

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Published by Arms & Armour in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Germany. -- Kriegsmarine.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Walter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22812559M
    ISBN 101854091360


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