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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Comic books, strips,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesShowa.
StatementShigeru Mizuki ; translation by Zack Davisson
ContributionsDavisson, Zack, translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS888.5 .M59313 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination540 pages
Number of Pages540
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27167930M
ISBN 101770461620
ISBN 109781770461628
OCLC/WorldCa867897649

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