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The Resource Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille ; illustrated by Paul Wright

Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille ; illustrated by Paul Wright

Label
Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45
Title
Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45
Statement of responsibility
Mark Stille ; illustrated by Paul Wright
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Like their heavy cruiser brethren, the light cruisers built by the Imperial Japanese Navy in the build-up to WWII paid little more than lip service to the international naval treaties that were intended to keep the naval powers on a level playing field. The eight classes of light cruiser developed by the IJN were fast, well-armed, and technologically superior to the fleets the Allied powers could bring to bear. Serving with distinction across the Pacific Theatre, the IJN's light cruisers were committed to such actions as Midway and Leyte Gulf. Mark Stille continues Osprey's coverage of the IJN of WWII, with this concise and complete study of all 25 ships of the 8 light cruisers classes, from their design and development through to their ultimate fates. Detailed Osprey artwork and rare period photographs from the Fukui collection held in Kure, Japan, illustrate this discussion and provide great visual references for some of the most advanced naval vessels of WWII
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SINUS
Dewey number
623.8253
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
New Vanguard
Series volume
v. 187
Target audience
adult
Label
Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille ; illustrated by Paul Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781849085625
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781849085625
  • 13645565
Label
Imperial Japanese navy light cruisers 1941-45, Mark Stille ; illustrated by Paul Wright
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781849085625
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781849085625
  • 13645565

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