**** FINISHED: GB-54 1/48 Nakajima B5N2 Kate - Pacific Theatre

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GB-54 1/48 Nakajima B5N2 Kate - Pacific Theatre
Username : Wayne Little
First name : Wayne
Category : Judge – Non competing
Scale : 1/48
Manufacturer / Model : Hasegawa Nakajima B5N2 Kate
Extras : Eduard Cockpit & Seatbelt Set and canopy Masks.

This B5N2 Kate EI-309 was flown by SHOKAKU 'Buntaicho' (Squadron Leader) Lieutenant Tadeo Ichihara, which participated in the second Wave of the Pearl Harbour attack.

Lt. Ichihara Led the Bombing formation of 18 Kates of the First and Second Chutai from Shokaku, which attacked the Facilities at Kaneohe Naval Air station , while the Third Chutai attacked NAS Pearl Harbor.

IJN Shokaku's kates were distinctive as they carried a unique camouflage differentiating them from the other Kates of the other carriers.

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