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Project COLDFEET

secret mission to a Soviet ice station

by William M. Leary

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Antarctica,
  • United States.,
  • Antarctica.
    • Subjects:
    • Espionage -- United States.,
    • Drifting ice stations -- Antarctica.,
    • Antarctica -- Research -- Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-187) and index.

      Other titlesCOLDFEET, Project COLD FEET
      StatementWilliam M. Leary and Leonard A. LeSchack.
      SeriesNaval Institute special warfare series
      ContributionsLeSchack, Leonard A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB271.U5 L43 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 196 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL999417M
      ISBN 101557505144
      LC Control Number96038262

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