Meet Judy - D4Y dive bomber in Tokyo

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  1. nuuumannn

    nuuumannn Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys, the latest update to my website is the excellent Yokosuka D4Y at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo.

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    Note that the quality of the images isn't great; the photos were taken with a wee hand held 35 mm film camera many years ago now.

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    Thanks for looking.
     
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    I have read in Shattered Sword that one was on one of the carriers at midway for fast recon, but went down with the ship.
     
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    Good shots!
     
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    Always thought the D4Y was one of the best dive-bombers that Japan possesed - also of note, was that it was one of the few aircraft of theirs without a radial engine.

    Great shots and thanks for the link! :thumbleft:
     
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    Excellent saw it up close when in Tokyo last year.
     
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    Nice shots, nuuumannn :thumbright:
     
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    Good stuff Grant.
     
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    Good shot,but what is that kind of thing sticking out of the cockpit?
     
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    This is a Japan Navy dive bomber sight ...

    D4Y-Sight-1.jpg

    D4Y-Sight-2.jpg
     
  11. Wayne Little

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    Yep, that be it....
     
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    As memeo serves it's the one Type 95 or 96.
     
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