Nicholas Millman is one of Britain's leading researchers of Japanese military aviation. He is the author of three previous Aircraft of the Aces titles for Osprey, and in addition to publishing articles in specialist journals and supporting the research of other authors, he runs his own website dedicated to the subject which attracts visitors from 195 countries. He is a member of Pacific Air War History Associates, an international group of authors and researchers working in this field. Having spent much of his working life in the Far East, he has an abiding interest in the history of military aviation in that part of the world, and first-hand knowledge of the geography, languages, and people.
Ronnie Olsthoorn was born and raised in the Netherlands, where he studied aeronautical engineering. After graduating he chose to become a professional artist and soon moved to the UK. Currently a freelancer, Ronnie has created artwork for 15 computer games and even more aviation books. His work has also appeared in forensic air crash visualizations and numerous aviation and digital arts magazines.