Japanese cruisers of the Pacific War

by Eric Lacroix

Publisher: Chatham Pub. in London

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Cruisers (Warships),
  • Japanese Naval operations,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [841]-851) and index.

StatementEric Lacroix and Linton Wells II
ContributionsWells, Linton, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsV820.5.J3 L33 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 882 p.
Number of Pages882
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27065249M
ISBN 101861760582
ISBN 109781861760586
OCLC/WorldCa222107331

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