German combat divers in World War II

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Schiffer Military History , Atglen, PA
Underwater demolition teams, Germany, Amphibious operations, World War, 1939-1945, Germany. Kriegsmarine. Commando troops, Commando operations, German Naval operations, Hi
StatementMichael Jung ; translated from the German by David Johnston
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LC ClassificationsD784.52.G4 J86 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
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Open LibraryOL25040266M
ISBN 139780764330926
LC Control Number2008924542

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