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Seacoast fortifications of the United States

Emanuel Raymond Lewis

Seacoast fortifications of the United States

an introductory history

by Emanuel Raymond Lewis

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Published by Leeward Publications in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Coast defenses -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEmanuel Raymond Lewis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG410 .L42 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4431722M
      LC Control Number79065778


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