Schiffer, Atglen, 1st ed., 2011. 248 pp., frontis., + numerous photo-ills., + cold., ills. D.j., marbled e.p.'s, 28 x 22cm. FINE. Signed by one of the Authors : Peter Starkings. This book details the history of Imperial Japanese Army Flying Schools from 1912 to 1945, covering not only the formation of the schools but also evolution of the training aircraft and the training of pilots, other aircrew, and ground crew maintenance personnel. It includes numerous photographs, many of which have not been seen before in any English language publication. In addition, the wide variety of aircraft types used and the different markings they carried add much colour interest to inspire modellers in a completely new field and are illustrated by some four hundred, attractive colour art profiles. Signed Copy.