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Sea of glory

the Continental Navy fights for independence, 1775-1783.

by Miller, Nathan

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Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 530-536.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE271 .M62
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 558 p.
      Number of Pages558
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5308977M
      ISBN 100679503927
      LC Control Number72092647

      this is 2 pieces of the peter marshall books, the light and the glory and the book, from sea to shining sea. these are geared towards high school or adult readers. these are american history, from well known peter Rating: % positive.


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