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Vietnam ironclads

John M. Carrico

Vietnam ironclads

U.S. Navy river assault craft, 1966-1970

by John M. Carrico

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Published by J.M. Carrico in [Morrisville, NC?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • United States. Mobile Riverine Force,
  • United States,
  • Gunboats,
  • American Riverine operations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-134).

    Other titlesU.S. Navy river assault craft, 1966-1970
    Statementby John M. Carrico
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV880 .C37 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25359329M
    ISBN 109780615139845
    LC Control Number2007900851

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