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The sea in modern strategy

Laurence W. Martin

The sea in modern strategy

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval Strategy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statement[by] L. W. Martin.
    SeriesStudies in international security, 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV103 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p.
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5545849M
    LC Control Number67024294


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