Rikusentai: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Naval Landing Forces 1927-1945
Published: December 31st, 2020
Author: Austin Adachi
Rikusentai: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Japanese Naval Landing Forces 1927-1945 is a comprehensive reference compiled from thorough examination of wartime Japanese documents, official monographs, officer memoirs, and previously unpublished materials. Rikusentai analyzes the development, organization, weapons, equipment, and units of Japan’s Naval Landing Forces from their rise to prominence in the late 1920’s to their eventual downfall during World War II. The text is accompanied by a large number of rare and unseen period photographs, providing unparalleled visual detail while exploring the Naval Landing Forces on a level of detail and accuracy never seen before.