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

Subjects:

  • Germany. Kriegsmarine. Funkbeobachtungsdienst -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJak P. Mallmann Showell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.C88 S57 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3575295M
ISBN 10159114308X
LC Control Number2002114056
OCLC/WorldCa52510080

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