Suicide Squadrons of World War II
By (author) Edwin P. Hoyt
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Kamikazes by Edwin P. Hoyt
Book DescriptionHere is a powerful, incisive portrait of the men who carried out the Japanese suicide missions during the Pacific campaign of World War II. The story of these superbly trained, fiercely loyal, and recklessly courageous pilots is drawn with rare breadth and dimension, a brilliant recreation of one of war's most surreal and frightening episodes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781580800310
(140mm x 210mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Burford Books,U.S.
Publisher: Burford Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Edwin P. Hoyt
Blue Skies and Blood, Paperback (April 2003)
This work is an account of what happened in spring 1942 when the weak US Navy intercepted the large Japanese fleet in the Coral Sea. For the first time, opposing fleets used carrier-launched aircraft to fight each other. It was a fight that would determine the future of the war.
Alamo, Paperback (April 2003)
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Warlord, Paperback (October 2001)
This biography of Japanese army general and dictatorial prime minister Hideki Tojo (1884-1948) covers his early, easy World War II victories (including Pearl Harbor); his subsequent crushing defeats; and his trial and execution as a war criminal.
Japan's War, Paperback (January 2001)» View all books by Edwin P. Hoyt
Tracing the history of Japanese aggression from 1853 onward, Hoyt masterfully examines the issues behind the war in the Pacific and sheds new light on the "China Question," the rape of Hong Kong, the Bataan Death March, and the murder camps of the East Indies.
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Author Biography - Edwin P. Hoyt
Edwin P. Hoyt, a historian and veteran of World War II, and has written over 150 books. His work has appeared in the Denver Post, Collier's, American Heritage, and CBS News.
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