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* "Record of Naval Operations" 1943 Photobook Japan World War II Propaganda


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Various uncredited photographers. "Daitoa Senso: Kaigun Sakusen Shashin Kiroku, Vol. 1” - “The Great East Asia War: A Photographic Record of the Naval Operations." Koshiro ONCHI, design. Japan: Asahi Shinbunsha Shuppan, 1943, First Edition, Cloth-backed boards, 30 cm x 22 cm, 144 pp of b/w photos with fold-outs plus a number of additional pages of indexes and text, decorated endpapers, text in Japanese.

“A selection of photographs of the Japanese Navy in World War II covering the period from the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 1941 to May 15 1943. Includes photographs of operations in China, Java, Borneo, Philippines, New Guinea, and other areas in Southeast Asia. Unfortunately none of the images are credited to individual photographers. The work was edited by the Naval Headquarters News Section and the Introduction states that the images were collected from a variety of military sources including the Army Information Bureau. Rare.”--Maggs.

Condition: Fairly good, a couple of leafs of the supplemental pages are detached but otherwise the binding is holding together, the outer boards and interior photo pages are clean.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $23.10. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $13.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $32.00 (USA), $37.00 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 1275g.