Japanese Army Air Force Aces 1937-45
Little has been published in English on the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF), let alone its most successful fighter pilots - no less than 150 of them achieved ace status during eight years of near-constant war, and they are all listed in this volume. From the arid plains of the Mongolian border region to the lush jungles of New Guinea, the JAAF was more than a match for the many opponents it fought against for control of the skies. Indeed, even when the mighty Allied war machine proved almost overwhelming from early 1944 onwards, the elite fighter pilots of the various sentais within the JAAF fought on with near-fanatical loyalty in defence of the Home Islands.
Format: 18 x 25 cm, 96 pages, Softcover. The illustrated part of the book with historical black-and-white photos. Also cou Text in English.
Year of publication: 1999
Condition: Good and clean copy. Cover, edges and corners are rubbed.
Article no.: 71213
approx. 310 grams