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5 edition of A Thousand Turns found in the catalog.

A Thousand Turns

An Autobiography from the Depression to Submarine Combat in the War with Japan

by Douglas N. Merritt

  • 113 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by BookSurge Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas N. Merritt,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11815428M
    ISBN 101419665758
    ISBN 109781419665752

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