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Tin can sailor

life aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

by C. Raymond Calhoun

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Calhoun, C. Raymond, 1913-,
    • Sterett (Destroyer),
    • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area.,
    • Sailors -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementC. Raymond Calhoun.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD774.S74 C35 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1406447M
      ISBN 101557501084
      LC Control Number93014743

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