Kugisho E14Y Glen The aircraft that bombed America

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Author(s): Ryusuke Ishiguro, Tadeusz Januszewski

Illustrator: Zygmunt Szeremeta

ISBN: 978-83-89450-61-6

Date: 15th November 2012

Series: White

Catalogue Number: No. 9116

Category: New

Format :         A4

Pages: 128 (128 in colour)


Only one enemy aircraft has ever dropped bombs on mainland USA - and that aircraft was a submarine-launched "Glen" floatplane. This book tells the story of the design, development and operational use of the E14Y1 "Glen".

Included are details of earlier Japanese submarine-launched aircraft, and of the submarines designed and used as seaplane carriers. Profusely illustrated with photos, plans and colour profiles - plus a escription and photos of the only remnants of the E14Y1 still in existence, submerged aboard the hulk of the Akibasan Maru off Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.