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
About the Author
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.