Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937Â?45

Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937Â?45

The fateful attack on Pearl Harbor forced the Western world to revise its opinion of Japan's airmen. Before the war, Japanese aviators had been seen as figures of ridicule and disdain; yet the ruthless skill and efficiency of their performance in December 1941 and the months that followed won them a new reputation as a breed of oriental superman. This book explores the world of the Imperial Japanese Naval airman, from the zenith of his wartime career until the turning… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (June 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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