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Medal of honor, 1861-1949

United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel.

Medal of honor, 1861-1949

the Navy.

by United States. Bureau of Naval Personnel.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc,
    • United States -- History, Naval

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 308.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVB333 .A532
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 327 p.
      Number of Pages327
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6085514M
      LC Control Number50061099
      OCLC/WorldCa1357996

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