New Pictures of Kamikaze Attack on CV11 *PICS*

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  1. ColesAircraft

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    Hey, folks:

    I just added a new section to my Cole's Aircraft website that contains a series of amazing photographs: Taken in 1944 they depict a Japanese Navy A6M5 'Zero' (a pair, actually) targeting and successfully striking the USS Intrepid - smack amidships.

    I put them through my photo restoration software and I'm pleased with the results.

    I've never seen this series before and believe them to be previously unpublished - please tell me if I'm wrong.

    In any case I invite everyone to look, and download them if they desire.

    Thanks!

    Ron Cole

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    Very cool. Thanks
     
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    On Nov 25, '44 three special attack units of fighter bomber Zeroes under command of 201st Air Group attacked US ships from fields on Luzon, 'No.3 High Virtue Unit' 5 a/c, Kasagi Unit 5 a/c and Yoshino Unit 6 a/c. Listings I found on web differed on whether the 'Strong Wind Unit' of 2 a/c consisted of Ginga bombers or Zeroes, I think former is more likely. I don't think it's possible to tell with more specificity which a/c are in the photo.

    Joe
     
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    Very nice, Ron. :thumbleft:

    -Arlo
     
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    #6 vikingBerserker, Dec 8, 2009
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    Those are pretty nice, thanks for posting!
     
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