Aichi 99 Kanbaku 'Val' Units: 1937-42 (Combat Aircraft #63)
The Aichi Type 99 Carrier Bomber (D3A) - code named 'Val' by Allied intelligence - was the mainstay of the Imperial Japanese Navy's carrier dive-bomber force from 1941 to 1943. It sank more Allied warship tonnage than any other Axis aircraft during World War II (1939-1945). While the Val's participation in the major carrier battles has been widely covered in other English...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published December 20th 2011 by Osprey Publishing
(first published February 29th 2008)
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