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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Japanese Navy Records,

Scope and Content Note

These records were acquired from a variety of sources and arranged by the Operational Archives. They include translations of key Japanese documents prepared by several different agencies, a small amount of original Japanese material; a collection of 230 microfilm reels of operational records of the Imperial Japanese Navy; and miscellaneous studies, essays, and reports relating to the Japanese Navy. The original records were returned to Japan in 1958.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Japanese Navy Records, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


130 cubic feet

3 July 2003