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USS Constitution

Penny Parsekian

USS Constitution

America"s enduring legacy

by Penny Parsekian

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Published by The Museum in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution (Frigate)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUnited States Ship Constitution
    Statementproduced by the USS Constitution Museum ; developed and written by Penny Parsekian.
    ContributionsUSS Constitution Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVA65.C7 P37 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL780092M
    LC Control Number97181906


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