Die Kreuzer Der k. und k. Marine by Erwin Sieche

By Erwin Sieche

Die Kreuzer Der okay. und ok. Marine КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Podzun-Pallas-VerlagСерия: Marine-Arsenal 027Автор(ы): Erwin SiecheЯзык: GermanГод издания: 1994Количество страниц: 52ISBN: 3-7909-0506-2Формат: pdf (300 dpi)Размер: 51.0 mbRapid0

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