Eagle of the Southern Sky

Luca Ruffato and Michael J Claringbould

The Tainan Air Group in WWII. Volume one: New Guinea.

Eagles of the Southern Sky is the first detailed English language history of a Japanese air unit. It covers the history of the Imperial Japanese Tainan Naval Air Group in New Guinea, including its Rabaul operations, from 1 April through to mid-November 1942. Included are details of 33 Tainan Zero fighters with history of each, 42 Allied aircraft against whom they fought, including RAAF No. 75 Squadron Kittyhawks, and 18 of Japanese aircraft with whom the Tainan fought alongside.

Soft cover, illustrated, 352 pages.