Japanese Naval Fighter Aces


Book 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 Whirlwind

  • Vivid account of Japanese navy fighter units in combat
  • Contains biographies of all pilots claiming ace status
  • Includes photos of planes like the Zero fighter and the pilots who flew them
  • 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. Yasuho Izawa lives in Japan. Christopher Shores has been wrting about World War II aviation for fifty years. He lives in England.

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