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Aircraft Carriers at War

A Personal Retrospective of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet Confrontation

by James L., III Holloway

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by US Naval Institute Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Biography: general,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • World history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Korea,
  • Vietnam,
  • Military - Korean War,
  • Military - Naval,
  • Military - United States,
  • Nonfiction,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Admirals,
  • Aircraft carriers,
  • Biography,
  • Cold War,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8852342M
    ISBN 101591143918
    ISBN 109781591143918

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