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Memoirs of a Japanese fighter pilot: The last-ditch efforts of the squadron of aces

Peering out of the Navy Club window, I begin to realize how beautiful Tokyo looks in springtime. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom and the locals are sitting outside, eating their lunches and enjoying the sunny day. Seated in front of me is a man—old enough to be my grandfather—who is recalling a tale that happened long ago. His age seems to melt away as he remembers the great Pacific air war. As his...

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Memoirs of a Japanese fighter pilot: The last-ditch efforts of the squadron of aces


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