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Naval terminology. by United States. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.

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Published by The Office in Washington .
Written in English


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  • Naval art and science -- Abbreviations,
  • Naval art and science -- Dictionaries

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GenreAbbreviations., Dictionaries.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22986862M

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