Japanese Aircraft of World War II: 1937-1945 (Technical Guides)

Japanese Aircraft of World War II: 1937-1945 (Technical Guides)

By: Thomas Newdick (author)Hardback

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Illustrated with detailed artworks of Japanese aircraft and their markings, Japanese Aircraft of World War II is a detailed guide to all the aircraft deployed by the Japanese military from the Second Sino-Japanese War to the surrender in the Pacific in August 1945. Organised alphabetically by manufacturer, this book includes every type of aircraft, from fighters to seaplanes, bombers, reconnaissance aircraft, torpedo bombers and carrier aircraft. All the best-known types are featured, such as the Mitsubishi G4M `Betty', Nakajima B6N2 Tenzan, Aichi B7A2 Ryusei torpedo bomber and the world- famous Mitsubishi A6M `Zero' fighter. The entries are accompanied by exhaustive captions and specifications. The guide is illustrated with profile artworks, three-views, and special cutaway artworks of the more famous aircraft in service, such as the Aichi D3A1 `Val', Mitsubishi A6M2 Reisen, and Nakajima Ki.27 `Nate'. Illustrated with more than 120 artworks, Japanese Aircraft of World War II is an essential reference guide for modellers and enthusiasts with an interest in military aircraft of World War II.

About Author

An aviation and defence writer and editor, Thomas Newdick is based in Germany, from where he has researched and written numerous articles for various specialist magazines and journals examining aviation - both military and civilian, 20th century military history, and defence technology. He is a regular contributor to Combat Aircraft and Aircraft Illustrated magazines. He is on the editorial staff of both Guideline Publications and Aeroplane.


Mitsubishi G3M (July 1935) Mitsubishi Ki-15 (May 1937) Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Dec 1936) Mitsubishi Ki-30 (Feb 1937) Mitsubishi Ki-51 (June 1939) Kawasaki Ki-48 (July 1939) Nakajima Ki-49 (Aug 1939) Mitsubishi Ki-46 (Aug 1939) Mitsubishi G4M (Oct 1939) Mitsubishi Ki-67 (Dec 1942) Nakajima Ki-27 (Oct 1936) Nakajima Ki-43 (Jan 1939) Nakajima Ki-44 (Aug 1940) Kawasaki Ki-45 (May 1941) Nakajima J1N (May 1941) Kawasaki Ki-61 (Dec 1941) Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Dec 1942) Kawanishi N1K-J (Dec 1942) Nakajima Ki-84 (March 1943) Kawasaki Ki-100 (Feb 1945) Aichi D1A (1934) Mitsubishi A5M (February 1935) Nakajima B5N (January 1937) Aichi D3A (January 1938) Mitsubishi A6M (April 1939) Yokosuka D4Y (December 1940) Nakajima B6N (March 1941) Aichi B7A (May 1942) Mitsubishi F1M (June 1936) Kawanishi H6K (July 1936) Kawanishi H8K (Jan 1941) Aichi E13A `Jake' Nakajima A6M2-N (Dec 1941) Aichi M6A (Nov 1943) Yokosuka MXY7 (October 1944) Mitsubishi J8M (July 1945) Nakajima Kikka (August 1945)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781782744740
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781782744740
  • ISBN10: 1782744746

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