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by Tokurou Irie
Masu Shobo January 5,1941
|Horonbail no arawashi
(The Wild Eagle of Horonbairu)
A memoir of 1,400 Nomonhan shooting down
This book details the Japanese Army Air Force (JAAF) aerial combat during the Nomonhan Incident. Horonbail is also known as Holombile and is a name for the plains in the Nomonhan area. The cover depicts 24th Sentai Ki-27 Nate (Type 96) parked at a forward airfield in Manchuria (Manchukuo).
The author, Tokurou Irie was a news correspondent. During the war for Asahi. During the 1970's he was the anchorman for TBS Evening News in Tokyo.
Table of contents:
1. The base of the grassy plain
Thanks to Henry Sakaida, Minoru Kamada and Yoji Sakaida for additional information
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