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Title The kamikaze hunters
fighting for the Pacific, 1945 / Will Iredale.
Author Iredale, Will, author. (1)
Publisher Macmillan, London, England
Published 2015.
ISBN 9781447284710 (paperback)
1447284712 (paperback)
0230768199 (hardback)
9780230768192 (hardback)
MARC No ocn910654826
Pages x, 386 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
In May 1945, with victory in Europe established, the war was all but over. But on the other side of the world, the Allies were still engaged in a bitter struggle to control the Pacific. And it was then that the Japanese unleashed a terrible new form of warfare the suicide pilots, or Kamikaze. Drawing on meticulous research and unique personal access to the remaining survivors, Will Iredale follows a group of young men from the moment they joined up through their initial training to the terrifying reality of fighting against pilots who, in the cruel last summer of the war, chose death rather than risk their country's dishonourable defeat and deliberately flew their planes into...
Subject World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, Japanese. (1)
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Pacific Area. (3)
Kamikaze pilots. (2)
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Non fiction 940. 544 IRE Issued

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