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Product NameGerman U-Boat Type XXI: (Schiffer Military/Aviation History) (Schiffer Military History)
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Short DescriptionPaperback
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Width0.15 inches    (convert)
Height11 inches    (convert)
Length8.44 inches    (convert)
Weight6.4 ounces    (convert)
AuthorSiegfried Breyer
Page Count48
FeaturesUsed Book in Good Condition
Long DescriptionThe German U-boat Type XXI was a revolutionary marvel at the time of its development, close to the end of World War II. This book covers the history leading up to the development of the Type XXI, as well as covering the actual development and short usage of the U-boat.
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