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Torpedo Squadron Four

Thomas, Gerald W.

Torpedo Squadron Four

a cockpit view of World War II

by Thomas, Gerald W.

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Published by Rio Grande Historical Collections, New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, N.M. (P.O. Box 3475) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean.
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, Gerald W.,
    • United States. Navy. Torpedo Squadron Four.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.

      Other titlesTorpedo Squadron 4.
      StatementGerald W. Thomas.
      ContributionsNew Mexico State University. Physical Science Laboratory., Rio Grande Historical Collections.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD811 .T446 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 249 p. :
      Number of Pages249
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1569055M
      LC Control Number91060176


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