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USS Oriskany a fact book by Kelly, Joe

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Published by Good Times Pub. in Utica, NY .
Written in English


  • Oriskany (Aircraft carrier : CVA 34)

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Edition Notes

StatementJoe Kelly.
LC ClassificationsVA65.O72 K45 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1019971M
ISBN 100963929097
LC Control Number96078290

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