reminiscences of Master Chief Boatswain"s Mate Carl M. Brashear, U.S. Navy (retired) by Carl M. Brashear

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Published by U.S. Naval Institute in Annapolis, Md .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Brashear, Carl M. 1931-,
  • United States. Navy -- Petty officers -- Biography.,
  • Divers -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Deep diving -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Edition Notes

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Book details

Statementinterviewed by Paul Stillwell.
GenreBiography., Sources.
ContributionsStillwell, Paul, 1944-, United States Naval Institute.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV63.B73 A3 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination164, 11 leaves ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL65568M
LC Control Number99163258

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