Meatballs and Dead Birds

A Photo Gallery of Destroyed Japanese Aircraft in World War II

Book Description

  • Expanded edition of the 1972 classic
  • Unusual and often moving record of the end of World War II

    This collection of photographs of downed Japanese aircraft chronicles the final days of World War II through the lens of an American serviceman. Snapped by the author, a communications officer with the Fifth Air Force in the Pacific islands, these stunning photos cover all manner of aircraft, from the infamous "Zero" carrier fighter to the "Betty" bomber. Also listed are specifications and technical data for a number of planes, making the book a valuable addition to the air or military enthusiast's library.

  • About Gallagher, James P.

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