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|Ki-61 Hien Tony |
Tony Weddel. Codenamed "Tony" by the Allies, the Ki-61 Hien was the only fighter with a liquid-cooled engine fielded by the Japanese Army during WWII, and was one of the few interceptors that could reach the altitude of the B-29 Superfortresses. Here, in a desperate maneuver after exhausting his ammunition on American bombers in flight over Japan, Japanese Corporal Nakano rams the tail of a huge B-29 in an attempt to bring it down. 23"x 19" print.
This symbol of Japanese air power in WWII is also the most famous Japanese aircraft ever. Excellent at sea and from land, the Zero fought in every major Naval action. This book includes chronology, prototypes, operational history, variants, specifications, weapons, production figures, model kit information and more. Color illustrations show the different markings used in various theaters of operation. 96 pgs., 16 pages of color photos, 3-views and more. 7½"x 9¾", sfbd.
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