Fist From The Sky: The Story Of Captain Takashige Egusa, The Imperial Japanese Navys Most Illustrious Dive Bomber Pilot Peter C. Smith

ISBN: 9780859791175

Published: August 1st 2006

Hardcover

192 pages


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Fist From The Sky: The Story Of Captain Takashige Egusa, The Imperial Japanese Navys Most Illustrious Dive Bomber Pilot  by  Peter C. Smith

Fist From The Sky: The Story Of Captain Takashige Egusa, The Imperial Japanese Navys Most Illustrious Dive Bomber Pilot by Peter C. Smith
August 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780859791175 | 5.26 Mb

Lieutenant Commander Takashige Egusa was one of the Imperial Japanese Navys most skillful and influential dive-bomber pilots. He led an attack force against Pearl Harbor, calmly circling his special flame-red Aichi dive bomber before selecting hisMoreLieutenant Commander Takashige Egusa was one of the Imperial Japanese Navys most skillful and influential dive-bomber pilots.

He led an attack force against Pearl Harbor, calmly circling his special flame-red Aichi dive bomber before selecting his target. Assaults on the deadly gun batteries of Wake Island followed, as well as air support for the invasion of Ambon. Badly burned at Midway, Egusa return to duty, only to be killed on his final mission. As one Japanese officer said, He was the God of Dive-Bombing. Fully placed in historical context and backed by a wealth of detail from archives, family records, photographs, and memories of contemporaries, this full story of Egusas bravery, leadership qualities and illustrious career come to life.



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