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Requiem for battleship Yamato

Mitsuru Yoshida

Requiem for battleship Yamato

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yoshida, Mitsuru, -- 1923-1979.,
  • Yamato (Ship).,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, Japanese.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : University of Washington Press, 1985.

    StatementYoshida Mitsuru ; translation and introduction by Richard H. Minear.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 152p., [16]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18305122M
    ISBN 100094797803
    OCLC/WorldCa41582091


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Battleship Yamato: of war, beauty and irony, by Jan Morris (Liveright publishing, ). I suspect that this is a bit of a vanity project. Its a very brief book, pages, full of photographs and illustrations. The book contains a full description of the design and construction of the battleship including wartime modifications, and a career history followed by a substantial pictorial section with rare onboard views.

Requiem for Battleship Yamato. By Yoshida, Mitsuru and Richard H. Minear (Translator), Mitsuru YoshidaUnited States Naval Inst. ISBN Paperback, pages. Descripton: The history and eventual demise of this largest battleship ever built. Originally published - This book .