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Sea power in American history the influence of the navy and the merchant marine upon American development by Herman F. Krafft

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Published by The Century Co. in New York .
Written in English



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  • Merchant marine -- United States -- History,
  • Sea-power,
  • United States -- History, Naval

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Edition Notes

Statementby Herman F. Krafft and Walter B. Norris ... with an introduction by Rear-Admiral William S. Benson ...
ContributionsNorris, Walter B. b. 1879, joint author.
LC ClassificationsE182 .K89
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 372 p.
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6629971M
LC Control Number20022044

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