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by Gordon Rottman
and Akira Takizawa
Illustrator Mike Chappell
Osprey Publishing  2005
Soft cover
64 pages
Index, photos, illustrations
ISBN: 1841769037
Cover Price: $18.95
Language: English

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Japanese Paratroop Forces of World War II
Elite Book 127

This book details the organization, weapons and equipment and airborne operations of Japanese paratroopers during World War II including both Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) and Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) airborne forces. The book includes photographs of paratrooper operations and equipment. Artwork by illustrator Mike Chappel depicts paratroopers in different operations including their, weapons and equipment. Also, photographs of gear including parachutes and radios used by airborne forces.

Review by Justin Taylan  

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September 21, 2023

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