Kamikaze: History's Greatest Naval Disaster

Author: James Delgado
Publisher: Vintage
Category: Asian History, Early History: C 500 To C 1450/1500, Maritime History
Book Format: Paperback

After finally achieving what had eluded even his grandfather Genghis Khan - the conquest of China - and inheriting the world's largest navy, Khubilai Khan set his sights on Japan. He commanded an immense armada, the largest fleet the world had ever seen and his success seemed assured. The Japanese were vastly outnumbered and facing certain death, but they prayed to their gods for survival and the very next day Khan's entire armada were destroyed by a 'divine wind', the kamikaze.The legend of the kamikaze has endured for centuries, and was revived as a Japanese national legend during the Second World War, culminating in the suicide bombers they sent to attack the Allies but the truth has remained a mystery. Only now, after decades of painstaking research and underwater excavation can leading marine archaeologist James Delgado reveal the truth of what really happened to Khubilia Khan's fleet.

About James Delgado
The President of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, James Delgado is a marine
archaeologist who has led and investigated shipwreck expeditions around the world. The author or editor of thirty books, when not travelling the world for the INA in quest of lost ships, he lives on the waterfront in Vancouver.


SKU BK-9780099532583
Barcode # 9780099532583
Brand Vintage
Artist / Author James Delgado
Shipping Weight 0.2000kg
Shipping Width 12.900m
Shipping Height 1.500m
Shipping Length 19.800m

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