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Battleship Yamato

Jan Morris

Battleship Yamato

of war, beauty and irony

by Jan Morris

  • 297 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval operations,
  • Yamato (Battleship),
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJan Morris
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD777.5.Y33 M67 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 pages
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26956335M
    ISBN 101631493426
    ISBN 109781631493423
    LC Control Number2017035438
    OCLC/WorldCa971351901


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