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Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921–45 #2020

Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation having commissioned the world s first built from the keel up carrier the Hosho Throughout the s and s it experimented with its car

  • Title: Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921–45
  • Author: Mark Stille Tony Bryan
  • ISBN: 9781841768533
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Paperback
  • Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921–45 By Mark Stille Tony Bryan, The Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world s first built from the keel up carrier, the Hosho Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, it experimented with its carriers, perfecting their design and construction As a result, by the time Japan entered World War II and attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor in 1941, it possessed a faThe Imperial Japanese Navy was a pioneer in naval aviation, having commissioned the world s first built from the keel up carrier, the Hosho Throughout the 1920s and 1930s, it experimented with its carriers, perfecting their design and construction As a result, by the time Japan entered World War II and attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor in 1941, it possessed a fantastically effective naval aviation force This book covers the design, development and operation of IJN aircraft carriers built prior to and during World War II Pearl Harbor, Midway and the first carrier vs carrier battle, the battle of the Coral Sea, are all discussed.

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    1 thought on “Imperial Japanese Navy Aircraft Carriers 1921–45

    1. I think this one is pretty cool, not too much info but give reader some general idea about their navy I myself don t know much about these things, but this short glossary gave me few carriers to think about and I have now a solid base to look at some of them Akagi and Hiryu I also liked that they mentioned short history where and what, then the detail of naming ships after the dragons or mythological beings, as if giving these models some superpower Although considering the rate at which technol [...]

    2. Excellent A detailed, concise summary of Japanese carrier forces during the entire war A worthy addition to any historical library and a model for other technical books of its class.

    3. This little book provides for a nice reference guide to Japan s major carriers The development, major structural components, armament, refittings and ultimate fate of each are covered While not providing a detailed account of each ship, the book does contain some interesting information on such things as Imperial Japanese Navy damage control practices on carriers and the reasons behind the low survivability of many Japanese carriers For what it is, it does a fine job.

    4. A perfect Osprey book Good detail but not overkill with even handed analysis and conclusions throughout.

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