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SBS in World War Two

G. B. Courtney

SBS in World War Two

the story of the original Special Boat Section of the Army Commandos

by G. B. Courtney

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Published by R. Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Marines. Special Boat Squadron -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, British

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesS.B.S. in World War II.
    Statementby G.B. Courtney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD771 .C68 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 242 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2898084M
    ISBN 100709012918
    LC Control Number84125562


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