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Operation Pacific

the Royal Navy"s war against Japan, 1941-1945

by Edwyn Gray

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


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 2.

StatementEdwyn Gray.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 267 p., [17] p. of plates:
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1892988M
ISBN 101557506507
LC Control Number90062790


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