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The great Pacific war

Hector C. Bywater

The great Pacific war

a historic prophecy now being fulfilled

by Hector C. Bywater

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy -- Fiction,
  • Japan. Kaigun -- Fiction,
  • Imaginary wars and battles

  • Edition Notes

    Map on lining-papers.

    Statementby Hector C. Bywater, with an introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin.
    ContributionsBaldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU313 .B8 1942
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviiip.,1l.,321p.
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6430774M
    LC Control Number42001558
    OCLC/WorldCa1955747


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