Japanese Army Air Force Aces, 1937-45
By (author) Henry Sakaida
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Japanese Army Air Force Aces, 1937-45 by Henry Sakaida
Book DescriptionJapan'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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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855325296
(250mm x 180mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - 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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