Books > World Wars I and II
|The Setting of the Rising Sun |
Japanese Military Aviation 1877-1945.Treadwell. This heavily illustrated book examines the development of Japanese military aviation, from the mid-Victorian era, when Japan was just beginning to open up to the rest of the world, through the end of World War II. You'll view kites, balloons, and gliders; famous fighters and dive-bombers such as Zeros, Kates and Vals; flying bombs and the Japanese version of the German Me 163 rocket fighter; and more. 224 pages, 220 B&W photographs and illustrations, 7"x 10", softcover.
|Fighter Pilot |
The World War II Career of Alex Vraciu.
Boomhower. This biography examines the incredible World War II exploits of U.S. Navy 19-victory ace Alex Vraciu. You'll read about his experiences flying the F6F Hellcat, in which he shot down six Japanese dive-bombers in eight minutes on June 19, 1944; sank a large Japanese merchant ship with a well-placed bomb; was shot down over the Philippines in December, 1944; and more. You'll even read about the five weeks he spent fighting alongside Filipino guerillas! 170 pages, B&W photographs, 7"x 8¾", hardcover.
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