Phoenix, AZ: Associated Lithographers, 1978. Early Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #4630
"A Plane without a tale wing will not fly."
Stated Fifth Printing in the original jacket. Signed and inscribed on the FFEP. Kawato is known as one of the greatest fighter pilots (Ace) of the Japanese Army during WWII. He is credited with shooting down Pappy Boyington. Interestingly, Kawato moved to the United States after the war and worked alongside Boyington spinning the tales of the war and selling his books at military and gun shows across the country.