Japanese military aggression in the twentieth century
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Japanese military aggression in the twentieth century

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Published by Ann Arbor Book Co. in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English



  • Japan


  • Japan. Rikugun -- History.,
  • Japan -- History, Military -- 1868-

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 105).

StatementSheldon J. Lachman.
LC ClassificationsDS838.7 .L33 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination105 p. ;
Number of Pages105
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL909603M
LC Control Number95204412

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