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Red duster, white ensign

Donald George Payne

Red duster, white ensign

the story of Malta and the Malta convoys

by Donald George Payne

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Malta.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ian Cameron [pseud.]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD763.M3P3 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260 p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22936410M
    LC Control Number60010677

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