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Fist from the sky : Japan's dive-bomber ace of World War II

Author: Peter C Smith
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole ; London : Greenhill [distributor], 2006.
Series: Stackpole military history series
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Known as the "god of dive-bombing," Takashige Egusa was one of the Imperial Japanese Navy's most legendary pilots of World War II. In December 1941 he led an eighty-plane attack force against Pearl  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Takashige Egusa; Takashige Egusa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter C Smith
ISBN: 0811733300 9780811733304
OCLC Number: 1064536028
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: 192 p. : ill.
Contents: Glossary; Introduction; Egusa's Childhood; Early Naval Life; To Distant Lands; The Blossoming of Japanese Naval Aviation; The War in China; Courtship and Marriage; Prelude to the Pacific War; The Desperate Gamble: Pearl harbour; Through the Southern Oceans; Carnage in the Indian Ocean; The Biter Bit with Midway; The Last Sortie; Index.
Series Title: Stackpole military history series
Responsibility: Peter C. Smith.

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