Zero Over Berlin (Hardcover)

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By Joh Sasaki, Hiroko Yoda (Translator), Matt Alt (Translator)
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1940. Hitler wants to rain death on London but he doesn't have the aircraft. Classified info about a new long-range plane -- the Japanese "Type Zero" -- intrigues Nazi generals who ask their Far Eastern ally for a few prototypes to study. But how to get the planes from Japan to Germany? Unable to fly safely over the Soviet Union or the vast British Empire, maverick Japanese pilots just might make it if they can refuel at the few secret pockets of resistance en route.

Zero Over Berlin is an amazing adventure of dogfights and narrow escapes, geopolitical intrigue (from the other side), and military covert-ops that never were. From Japan's celebrated answer to Tom clancy and Jack Higgins- Joh Sasaki.

About the Author

Joh Sasaki is a writer of tales of adventure. He has published close to fifty books, including Zero Over Berlin. Both the Japan Mystery Writers Association and the Japanese Adventure Fiction Association have awarded him for excellence in writing. He has also won the Yamamoto Shugoro prize, and half a dozen of his works have been made into films and/or stage playsl Zero Over Berlin is his richest historical work, demostrating not only the breadth of Sasaki's research into World War II and fighter aircraft, but also the wealth of inmagination fed by his obsession with wild energy and unknown possibility.

Praise For…

"...a compact Japanese version of a W.E.B. Griffin novel." - Publishers Weekly

"Much more than just a plane-ride story, Zero Over Berlin offers a broad canvas of a world uneasily slipping into a world war. "- The Complete Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781932234091
ISBN-10: 1932234098
Publisher: Vertical
Publication Date: July 1st, 2004
Pages: 352
Language: English