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Kamikaze: Japanese Special Attack Weapons 1944–45 (New Vanguard #180)

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The destruction of much of the remainder of the Japanese fleet and its air arm in the later half of 1944 left the Japanese Home Islands vulnerable to attack by US naval and air forces. In desperation, the Imperial Japanese Navy proposed using "special attack" formations, a euphemism for suicide attacks. These initially consisted of crude improvisations of conventional airc ...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published June 21st 2011 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2011)
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Good overview of various Japanese suicide weapons, as to be expected for the series a little light, but good plates of Air, sea, and land weapons used.
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Steven Zaloga, an internationally recognized military historian, has written numerous books on the vehicles and campaigns of World War II. He has appeared in programs on PBS and The Military Channel. He lives near Baltimore, Maryland.
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