Japanese Army Fighter Aces, 1931-45

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Stackpole Books, 2012 - History - 340 pages
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  • In-depth review of Imperial Japanese Army Air Force fighter units and pilots
  • Detailed study of equipment (e.g., the Zero fighter), operations from Pearl Harbor to kamikaze attacks, and pilots who achieved ace status
  • Heavily illustrated with photos of pilots, aircraft, and unit insignia
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    Contents

    Background to the JAAF Fighter Force 1
    1
    The Units 102
    102
    The Aces Biographical Notes 188
    188
    Numerical Listing of the Aces 8 or more victories 275
    275
    Birthplaces of The Aces of the JAAF by Prefecture 281
    281
    Major Air Combats involving Fighter Units of the JAAF 283
    283
    Casualty List of JAAF Fighter Pilots 288
    288
    Map Section 318
    318
    Airfield Names of JAFU 329
    329
    Photo Credits for Aces Section 333
    333
    Index 335
    335
    Other Titles in the Series
    342
    Back Cover
    357
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    About the author (2012)

    Ikuhiko Hata is a former fellow of the Woodrow Wilson Center and is professor of history at Nihon University. He lives in Japan. Christopher Shores has been wrting about World War II aviation for fifty years. He lives in England.

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