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Torpedo war, and submarine explosions.

Fulton, Robert

Torpedo war, and submarine explosions.

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Published by Printed by W. Elliot in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torpedoes

  • Edition Notes

    Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1974. 35 mm. (American Culture Series, reel 594.9)

    SeriesAmerican culture series -- 594.9.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57, [3] p.
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17482415M
    OCLC/WorldCa6738964


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Excerpt from Torpedo War, and Submarine Explosions N View of the prominent part played in the present World War by torpedoes and submarines, the subject of our extra N 0. 35 is peculiarly timely.

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