Lieutenant John George Royal Marines letters 1799-1808

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  • George, John, -- 1780-1808.,
  • Marines -- Great Britain.,
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Naval operations.

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Includes index.

Book details

Statementedited by Dillwyn Miles.
ContributionsMiles, Dillwyn, 1916-
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18775262M
ISBN 100954056973

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