Japanese Army Air Force Aces, 1937-45

Japanese Army Air Force Aces, 1937-45

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Description

Japan's top aces doubled the best efforts of the Allies due to pre-war experience in China and Manchuria and their excellent aircraft types from Nakajima and Kawasaki. Described here in detail, the book also features colour uniform plates showing pilots of the period.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 180 x 250 x 5.84mm | 312g
  • Osprey Publishing
  • New York, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 100 b&w and 40 colour illustrations
  • 1855325292
  • 9781855325296
  • 709,508

Review quote

"Despite the fact the JAAF aircraft were in most cases under armed and lighter than their Allied opponents, they did produce many incredible pilots and aces who overcame adversity to fly and fight against any challenge. This book is an exciting, unique read." -"www.pacificwrecks.com"
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About Henry Sakaida

A third generation Japanese American (Sansei), Henry Sakaida has spent much of his life researching the shadowy history of the Japanese fighter pilot. His eye for detail, and exhaustive research, has led to him being given access to much archive material by former aces who have remained silent since the end of the war.
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