Imperial Japanese Navy Aces 1937-45 (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 22)

By Henry Sakaida

The result of the Pacific conflict used to be seriously motivated by means of the result of naval battles among the Imperial eastern fleet and the USA army. one of many key components was once Japan's huge fighter part, which had won event over Manchuria, China and Mongolia within the overdue Thirties. Flying A5Ms, a minimum of 21 pilots completed 'acedom' securing air superiority for the invaders. producer Mitsubishi derived a lot from those campaigns, generating the best warring parties of the struggle, the A6M Zero-Sen. military pilots proved to be hugely expert whilst engaged by way of the Allied forces, Pacific. Pilots like Nishizawa, Sagita and Sakai scoring greater than 60 kills apiece.

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