B-29 Hunters of the JAAF cover
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'B-29!' No other term struck such terror in the hearts of the Japanese public during World War 2 than this single, most-hated name. It was then only natural that the pilots who attempted to shoot these high-flying Boeing bombers out of the skies over Tokyo, Nagasaki, Hiroshima and Kobe should become known as the elite of the Japanese Army Air Force. This book details the exploits of the 'Dragon Slayers' who, flying the very latest single- and twin-engined fighters, exacted a heavy toll on the AAF Boeing bombers using a range of tactics including ramming.

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Published 25 Nov 2001
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 128
ISBN 9781841761619
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 126 b/w; 51 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Aviation Elite Units
Short code AEU 5
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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