Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941

Naval Institute Press
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This acclaimed sequel to the Peattie/Evans prizewinning work, Kaigun, illuminates the rise of Japanese naval aviation from its genesis in 1909 to its thunderbolt capability on the eve of the Pacific war. In the process of explaining the navy s essential strengths and weaknesses, the book provides the most detailed account available in English of Japan s naval air campaign over China from 1937 to 1941. A final chapter analyzes the utter destruction of Japanese naval air power by 1944.
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About the author

Mark R. Peattie is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts at Boston and a research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is the author of several books including, Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power, 1909-1941.

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Publisher
Naval Institute Press
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Published on
Sep 2, 2013
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Pages
392
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ISBN
9781612514369
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Military / World War II
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