New book on Japanese aircraft wrecks

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New book on Japanese aircraft wrecks

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Hello folks, my name is Tom Laemlein and I run a small publishing company called Armor Plate Press (
Late in 2007, I published a photo study of captured and wrecked Japanese aircraft in WWII. It is titled "Setting Suns" and is 145 pages in length with more than 200 photos of almost every Japanese combat aircraft type. Many of the photos show aircraft abandoned and wrecked on the Japanese island bases, some are from the Japanese home islands, and a few are from China. I admit that I haven't done a very good job in promoting the book, and my apologies for taking so long to post it here to a tight group of interested researchers. The book is proving popular on the international market (by those who have been able to find it!), and the Japanese aviation magazine Arawasi recently ran a review. If you are interested, you can obtain a copy via my website ( and I am always interested in hearing your questions or comments.

Thanks for your time and attention.

Best regards,

Tom Laemlein
Armor Plate Press

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Re: New book on Japanese aircraft wrecks

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I've just ordered a copy of this book, so look forward to reviewing it in the coming weeks. Cheers for the heads up!
Daniel Leahy
Canberra, Australia


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