Fist From the Sky: Japan's Dive-Bomber Ace of World War II by Peter C., Smith

By Peter C., Smith

  • Fascinating glance from the japanese facet at Pearl Harbor and the conflict of halfway
  • Fully licensed account together with modern interviews with those who flew with Lt. Cdr. Egusa

    Lieutenant Commander Takashige Egusa was once one of many Imperial jap Navy's such a lot skillful and influential dive-bomber pilots. He led an assault strength opposed to Pearl Harbor, evenly circling his designated flame-red Aichi dive bomber earlier than identifying his aim. attacks at the lethal gun batteries of Wake Island undefined, in addition to air help for the invasion of Ambon. Badly burned at halfway, Egusa back to accountability, purely to be killed on his ultimate project. As one jap officer stated, "He used to be the 'God of Dive-Bombing.'" absolutely put in historic context and subsidized through a wealth of element from records, kin documents, images, and stories of contemporaries, the complete tale of Egusa's bravery, management features, and illustrious profession involves life.

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