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Product Description: On the morning of April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese air force assembled directly above. They were about to become the targets of the largest single-ship kamikaze attack of World War II...read more
By Joe Barrett (narrator)

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9781494560881 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, April 7, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: On the morning of April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese air force assembled directly above.

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Product Description: Looking toward the heavens, the destroyer crew saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese Air Force assembled directly above. Hell was about to be unleashed on them in the largest single-ship kamikaze attack of World War II.On April 16, 1945, the crewmen of the USS Laffey were battle hardened and prepared...read more

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9780306823244 | Da Capo Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Looking toward the heavens, the destroyer crew saw what seemed to be the entire Japanese Air Force assembled directly above.

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Product Description: Near the end of World War II, in an attempt to attack the United States mainland, Japan launched its fu-go campaign, deploying thousands of high-altitude hydrogen balloons armed with incendiary and high-explosive bombs designed to follow the westerly winds of the upper atmosphere and drift to the west coast of North America...read more

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9780803249660 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, November 1, 2014, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Near the end of World War II, in an attempt to attack the United States mainland, Japan launched its fu-go campaign, deploying thousands of high-altitude hydrogen balloons armed with incendiary and high-explosive bombs designed to follow the westerly winds of the upper atmosphere and drift to the west coast of North America.

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9780345353160, titled "The Armageddon Crazy" | Del Rey, April 1, 1989, cover price $3.95 | also contains The Armageddon Crazy | About this edition: paperbound

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9788363678296 | 2 revised edition (Mmp, June 30, 2015), cover price $39.00

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Product Description: Ryuji Nagatsuka did not know, when he made an application to become a pilot in October 1943, that by the following autumn Japan’s situation in the war would be so critical that the role for which he was destined would be part of the most incomprehensible phenomenon of the hostilities – that of a suicide pilot, known to the world as a kamikaze...read more

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9781445634821 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, June 19, 2014, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Ryuji Nagatsuka did not know, when he made an application to become a pilot in October 1943, that by the following autumn Japan’s situation in the war would be so critical that the role for which he was destined would be part of the most incomprehensible phenomenon of the hostilities – that of a suicide pilot, known to the world as a kamikaze.

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Product Description: Introduced into service early in 1938 during a time of extensive re-organisation of Army air units, the Ki-27, known as the 97 Sen by its pilots, achieved its first successes during the so-called 'China Incident' against the mainly biplane types operated by the Chinese...read more

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9781849086622 | Osprey Pub Co, August 20, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Introduced into service early in 1938 during a time of extensive re-organisation of Army air units, the Ki-27, known as the 97 Sen by its pilots, achieved its first successes during the so-called 'China Incident' against the mainly biplane types operated by the Chinese.

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Product Description: This is the story of Japanese famous fighter aircraft. It contains: Scale plans * photos and drawings from Technical Manuals * Superb color illustrations of camouflage and markings, walk-around color photographs and rare b/w archive photographs...read more

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9788391632772 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, March 19, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This is the story of Japanese famous fighter aircraft.

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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: • Complete with comprehensive statistics and amazing color artwork In this beautifully illustrated book, Eduardo Cea goes into fascinating detail of each of the Special Units and Special Attack Units, commonly known as kamikaze units in the Imperial Navy, or the SimBu-Tai in the Imperial Army, in turn...read more

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9788496935365 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, February 2, 2012, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: • Complete with comprehensive statistics and amazing color artwork In this beautifully illustrated book, Eduardo Cea goes into fascinating detail of each of the Special Units and Special Attack Units, commonly known as kamikaze units in the Imperial Navy, or the SimBu-Tai in the Imperial Army, in turn.

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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 Aichi Type 99 Carrier Bomber (D3A) - code named 'Val' by Allied intelligence - was the mainstay of the Imperial Japanese Navy's carrier dive-bomber force from 1941 to 1943. It sank more Allied warship tonnage than any other Axis aircraft during World War II (1939-1945)...read more
By Jim Laurier (illustrator) and Osamu Tagaya

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9781841769127, titled "Aichi 99 Kanbaku 'Val' Units 1937 - 42: 1937-42" | Osprey Pub Co, December 20, 2011, cover price $22.95 | also contains Aichi 99 Kanbaku Val Units of World War 2 | About this edition: The Aichi Type 99 Carrier Bomber (D3A) - code named 'Val' by Allied intelligence - was the mainstay of the Imperial Japanese Navy's carrier dive-bomber force from 1941 to 1943.

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Product Description: The destruction of much of the remainder of the Japanese fleet and its air arm in the later half of 1944 left the Japanese Home Islands vulnerable to attack by US naval and air forces. In desperation, the Imperial Japanese Navy proposed using "special attack" formations, a euphemism for suicide attacks...read more
By Ian Palmer (illustrator) and Steven J. Zaloga

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9781849083539 | Osprey Pub Co, June 21, 2011, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The destruction of much of the remainder of the Japanese fleet and its air arm in the later half of 1944 left the Japanese Home Islands vulnerable to attack by US naval and air forces.

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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: The book details the history of Imperial Japanese Army Flying Schools from 1912 to 1945, covering not only the formation of the schools, but also evolution of the training aircraft and the training of pilots, other aircrew, and ground crew maintenance personnel...read more

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9780764337697 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, June 26, 2011, cover price $79.99 | About this edition: The book details the history of Imperial Japanese Army Flying Schools from 1912 to 1945, covering not only the formation of the schools, but also evolution of the training aircraft and the training of pilots, other aircrew, and ground crew maintenance personnel.

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Product Description: 'Tora, Tora, Tora!' The reports came back of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack was the culmination of over fifty years of progress in Japanese military aviation, from kites, balloons and gliders to the Zeros, Kates and Vals that sank so many American vessels and destroyed so many aircraft on 7 December 1941...read more

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9781445602264 | Amberley Pub Plc, April 19, 2011, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 'Tora, Tora, Tora!

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Product Description: This book describes in considerable detail the people, events ships and aircraft that shaped the Air Service from its origins in the late 19th century to its demise in 1945. The formative years began when a British Naval Mission was established in Japan in 1867 to advise on the development of balloons for naval purposes...read more

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9781848843073 | Pen & Sword, November 30, 2010, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This book describes in considerable detail the people, events ships and aircraft that shaped the Air Service from its origins in the late 19th century to its demise in 1945.

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Product Description: “To any who want to learn more about the age of the Kamikaze at Okinawa, this book is to be desired. For the serious historian who wants a “blow by blow” coverage of the US defense against the Japanese airpower portion of the battle for Okinawa, it is a must...read more

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9781932033861 | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, September 1, 2008, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This is the previously untold story of one of the most ferocious and prolonged air/naval battles ever: the battle at the radar picket stations during the American assault on Okinawa in the spring of 1945.

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9781935149415, titled "Kamikazes, Corsairs, and Picket Ships: Okinawa, 1945" | Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc, November 19, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “To any who want to learn more about the age of the Kamikaze at Okinawa, this book is to be desired.

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Product Description: After a historical introduction to the creation of the army aviation, it dedicates a chapter to the organization and major battles in the conquest and occupation of Manchuria and war with China, as well as the incident of the Nomohan against Soviet aircraft...read more

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9788496935235 | Af Editons, August 15, 2010, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: After a historical introduction to the creation of the army aviation, it dedicates a chapter to the organization and major battles in the conquest and occupation of Manchuria and war with China, as well as the incident of the Nomohan against Soviet aircraft.

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Product Description: This second volume of the naval aviation of Imperial Japan during World War II relates the history of land-based units, which corresponded to a numeral nomenclature chronological, unlike the first volume, whose units had the name of air base where they were organized...read more

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9788496935242 | Af Editons, August 15, 2010, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This second volume of the naval aviation of Imperial Japan during World War II relates the history of land-based units, which corresponded to a numeral nomenclature chronological, unlike the first volume, whose units had the name of air base where they were organized.

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Product Description: This is a new look at one of history s great terror campaigns, when in late 1944 the Japanese unveiled a terrifying new tactic: the suicide attack, or kamikaze, named after the divine wind that had once before, in medieval times, saved Japan from invasion...read more

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9781591142676 | Naval Inst Pr, June 15, 2010, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This is a new look at one of history s great terror campaigns, when in late 1944 the Japanese unveiled a terrifying new tactic: the suicide attack, or kamikaze, named after the divine wind that had once before, in medieval times, saved Japan from invasion.
9781848320383 | Gardners Books, March 30, 2010, cover price $46.30

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Product Description: Japanese Special Attack (Kamikaze) aircraft are well know, but not well described in literature. This book is the first in English on this subject. Details are provided of a wide selection of historic machines and fascinating color schemes, as well as full technical details.

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9788389450128 | Mushroom Model Pubns, May 19, 2009, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Japanese Special Attack (Kamikaze) aircraft are well know, but not well described in literature.

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9780345353160 | Del Rey, April 1, 1989, cover price $3.95 | also contains Fu-go: The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America | About this edition: paperbound

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Product Description: An Oblong Trade Paperback in pictorial wrappers, illustrated. A Near Fine copy with minor dust spotting.

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9780897471411 | Squadron/Signal Pubns, May 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: An Oblong Trade Paperback in pictorial wrappers, illustrated.

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