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My latest at the Diplomat distills Justin Pyke’s terrific series on Western efforts to gather intel on interwar Japanese aviation developments. Read my piece, but also read the three part original at From Balloons to Drones… Pyke dismisses the older interpretation of Western unpreparedness, which posited that racist American attitudes towards Japan had resulted in […]
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