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Memories in Miniature We have been building museum-quality ship models for 100 years , like these ships that fought in the battle of Leyte Gulf: GAMBIER BAY, SAMUEL B. ROBERTS and a FLETCHER-class DD, shown at left, in 1:192 scale (1/16" 1').

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MAYFLOWER PAPERS Selected Writings of Colonial New England Edited with an Introduction and N otes by Nathaniel Philbrick and Thomas Philbrick

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From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo "Meticulously researched .. .drawing on extensive and intimate eyewitness accounts from contempora ry journals, letters and memoirs."-Publishers Weekly. Viking

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Sea History 121 - Winter 2007-2008  

Sea History 121 - Winter 2007-2008  

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