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Dictionary of military terms

a guide to the language of warfare and military institutions

by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy

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Published by H.W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military art and science -- Dictionaries,
  • Naval art and science -- Dictionaries,
  • Military history -- Dictionaries,
  • Naval history -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Trevor N. Dupuy, Curt Johnson, Grace P. Hayes.
    ContributionsJohnson, Curt., Hayes, Grace P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU24 .D87 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 237 p. ;
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2544795M
    ISBN 100824207173
    LC Control Number85026592


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