From midshipman to rear-admiral by Bradley A. Fiske

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Published by The Century Co. in New York .

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Statementby Rear-Admiral Bradley A. Fiske ... illustrated with photographs.
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LC ClassificationsE182 .F54
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Paginationx p., 2 l., 3-694 p.
Number of Pages694
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Open LibraryOL6619289M
LC Control Number19015514
OCLC/WorldCa2723989

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