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Published by Newmarket Press in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Yamato (Battleship),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRussell Spurr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD777.5.Y33 S68
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 341 p., 16 p. of plates :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4263812M
ISBN 100937858005
LC Control Number81009663

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