Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941

Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941

by Mark Peattie
     
 

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This acclaimed sequel to the Peattie/Evans prizewinning work, Kaigun, illuminates the rise of Japanese naval aviation from its genesis in 1909 to its thunderbolt capability on the eve of the Pacific war. In the process of explaining the navy s essential strengths and weaknesses, the book provides the most detailed account available in English of Japan s naval air… See more details below

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This acclaimed sequel to the Peattie/Evans prizewinning work, Kaigun, illuminates the rise of Japanese naval aviation from its genesis in 1909 to its thunderbolt capability on the eve of the Pacific war. In the process of explaining the navy s essential strengths and weaknesses, the book provides the most detailed account available in English of Japan s naval air campaign over China from 1937 to 1941. A final chapter analyzes the utter destruction of Japanese naval air power by 1944.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591146643
Publisher:
Naval Institute Press
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Pages:
364
Sales rank:
737,946
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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