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Product Description: This book is as good as we are likely to get on the subject in English. For Pacific Theater aerophiles, it's a must-have. --Barrett Tillman, author of WhirlwindVivid account of Japanese navy fighter units in combatContains biographies of all pilots claiming ace statusIncludes photos of planes like the Zero fighter and the pilots who flew the...read more

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9780811711678, titled "Japanese Naval Fighter Aces, 1932-45: 1932-45" | Reprint edition (Stackpole Books, March 1, 2013), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This book is as good as we are likely to get on the subject in English.

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Product Description: 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 insigni...read more

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9780811710763 | Reprint edition (Stackpole Books, April 5, 2012), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In-depth review of Imperial Japanese Army Air Force fighter units and pilots Detailed study of equipment (e.

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Product Description: The 100th title of Osprey's celebrated Aircraft of the Aces series covers a subject sure to be of interest to historians of World War II. The Ki-44 'Tojo' was a fast-climbing, heavily armed point-defence interceptor that was used successfully in slashing hit-and-run tactics that caught Allied pilots by surprise...read more

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9781849084406 | Osprey Pub Co, October 18, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The 100th title of Osprey's celebrated Aircraft of the Aces series covers a subject sure to be of interest to historians of World War II.

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Product Description: The book commences with a comprehensive account of the operations of navy fighter units throughout the period under review. This is followed by individual sections detailing the history and achievements of each unit involved, be it land-based or aircraft carrier-based...read more

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9781906502843 | Grub Street the Basement, May 19, 2011, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: The book commences with a comprehensive account of the operations of navy fighter units throughout the period under review.

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Product Description: This elegant essay on the justice of work focuses on the fit between who we are and the kind of work we do. Russell Muirhead shows how the common hope for work that fulfills us involves more than personal interest; it also points to larger understandings of a just society...read more

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9781902304892 | Grub Street the Basement, October 1, 2002, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This elegant essay on the justice of work focuses on the fit between who we are and the kind of work we do.

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Product Description: Written by Martin Caidin from Saburo Sakai's own memoirs and journalist Fred Saito's extensive interviews with the World War II fighter pilot, Samurai! vividly documents the chivalry and valor of the combat aviator who time after time fought American fighter pilots and, with 64 kills, would survive the war as Japan's greatest living ace...read more

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9780870215971 | Reprint edition (Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 1991), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A powerful memoir of one of the greatest fighter pilots of all time, from his impoverished childhood to feats of mythic proportion.

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9781596870864 | Ibooks, January 1, 2001, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Written by Martin Caidin from Saburo Sakai's own memoirs and journalist Fred Saito's extensive interviews with the World War II fighter pilot, Samurai!

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Offers profiles of top Japanese pilots, traces the history of specific fighter units, and explains Japanese naval terminology (view table of contents)

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9780870213151 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 1989, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Offers profiles of top Japanese pilots, traces the history of specific fighter units, and explains Japanese naval terminology

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Product Description: The true story of a Japanese fighter pilot, who while trying to return to his ship after the Pearl Harbor attack, crash-landed on the American territory of Niihau, Hawaii and terrorized its residents.

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9780960913206 | Heritage Pr of Pacific, June 1, 1982, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The true story of a Japanese fighter pilot, who while trying to return to his ship after the Pearl Harbor attack, crash-landed on the American territory of Niihau, Hawaii and terrorized its residents.

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