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By Barrett Tillman

Popular aviation historian, Barrett Tillman, has performed a concise but exhaustive activity of study of the famed Marianas Turkey Shoot, the best air conflict of the Pacific warfare. due to intensive interviews a lot of the tale is informed via individuals. those intriguing debts are augmented by way of Tillman's research. this massive layout ebook additionally presents either U.S. military and jap order of conflict right down to squadron point for either provider and shore established plane. One map, forty seven black and white photographs. Six brush profiles of Hellcats, Avengers, Dauntlesses, Zeros, Judys and Vals (all by way of John Valo) offer a wealth of visible historical past. ultimate appendices provide losses and U.S. military aerial wrestle claims for this ancient engagement of provider plane. forty eight pages, forty seven b/w images, six plane profiles, appendices, 8.5x11 inches, softcover.

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Himself. Elsewhere in the letter, we read that the brother of the Ahhiyawan king, the Tawagalawa who gave his name to the letter, was himself present in Millawanda and from there engaged in activities in the Lukka lands (possibly Lykia). Two more letters seem to substantiate the raiding of Piyamaradu. 13) are written hy the Hittite vassal ruler of the Seha River Land, which is probably an area on the Maiandros River. The vassal complains that with the help of the Ahhiyawa, Piyamaradu has put Apta over him; thus the letters imply that the Ahhiyawan vassal rulers are making indirect inroads into the territory of Hittite vassal rulers.

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This startling result is unacceptable in light of the increasingly substantial archaeological evidence for Mycenaean activity in western Anatolia. 38 This kingdom is so important that its king is listed as equal in rank to the kings of the Hittites, Egyptians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, yet we can come up with no candidates for this role in all that we have learned from the combined literature of all peoples. 1), written by an unnamed Hittite king who has been identified as Arnuwandas I (ca. 39 The text states that a certain Mad- duwatta had been driven from his home by "Attarissiyas, the man of Ahhiya" (Ahhiya is an early form of Ahhiyawa).

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