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67. For a Chinese analysis of Soviet successes and failures in carrier design and construction, see [Wang Cunlin], “ ” [The Prosperity and Decline of Aircraft

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[Visit and Operate National Defense Mobiliza-

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[PLA Daily], 29 July 2003,

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” [Our Naval Academy Students Ac- complish Practice of All Their Training Sub-

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tion. Also




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    Cao Jinping, “Visit and Operate National De- fense Mobilization Ship.”

  • 75.

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  • 76.

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