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The Pacific campaign

World War II, the U.S.-Japanese naval war, 1941-1945

by Dan van der Vat

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-408) and index.

      StatementDan van der Vat.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD767.9 .V36 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination430 p. :
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1548817M
      ISBN 100671738992
      LC Control Number91028346


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