Peter C. Smith - Aichi D3A1/2 Val
Crowood Press | 1994 | ISBN: 1861262787 | 194 pages | PDF | 106.9 MB
From the attack on Pearl Harbor to the kamikaze raids in the closing stages of WWII, the Aichi Val was a potent Japanese weapon that caused considerable damage to Allied ships and ground installations. Using official records and the testimony of men who designed and flew it, Peter Smith tells the full story of the Aichi D3A1/2 Val using many rare photographs and interviews with surviving crew members. Filled with a wealth of material never before seen on this often-overlooked aircraft.