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The Sword of Damocles

Sir Hugh Mackenzie

The Sword of Damocles

Some Nemories of Vice Admiral Sir Hugh Mackenzie,KCB, DSO +, DSC.

by Sir Hugh Mackenzie

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Published by Royal Navy Submarine Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval forces & warfare

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11616462M
    ISBN 100952669609
    ISBN 109780952669609
    OCLC/WorldCa60309124

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