Salamander Books Ltd, 1981, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
296pp., acknowledgements, author's preface, selected bibliography, glossary, index, picture credits and maps. Illustrated endpapers, both different, front endpapers: showing defence of Japan, August 1945, rear endpaper: Showing Bases of German "Small Battle Units", 1944-1945. Photographic half title page, title page and contents page. The text is illustrated with 120 black and white photographs, 54 line drawings, tables, sketches and maps. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a montage of "suicide" images, with black and background with white writing on the front panel and red and white on the spine. "For the first time in a single volume, the weapons and missions of the "Special Attack" Units of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Army, together with those of the Royal Navy, Royal Italian Navy, Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe.". Rubbing to the bottom book edges and to the head and to the heel of spine. Minor dust marks to the top paper edge. Minor scuffing and wrinkling of the corners, and there are creases to the bottom and top dustwrapper edges. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Military History -- Hardware ; Military History -- World War II; ISBN: 0861010981. ISBN/EAN: 9780861010981. Inventory No: 0101543.