Sheppard. Examine the employment and outcome of Operation Vengeance, the long-range fighter interception of Admiral Yamamoto's transport aircraft that led to his death in 1943. Learn every aspect of the mission, including the role of intelligence work in determining the time and location of Yamamoto's flight, the chain of command at the highest level of the U.S. political and military establishment who called for the attack, and the technical constrains that had to be defeated in planning and executing the raid. It also details the aerial combat involved in accomplishing the operation. 80 pages, 9 ¾"x 9 ¾", softcover.