Photos of Zero Found in an Alaskan Bog on this date in 1942

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    On this date in 1942, an American patrol plane spotted this nearly-intact Zero upside-down in an Alaskan bog. The plane was recovered, repaired, and thoroughly tested. Tactics were developed for engaging the Zero and the air war in the Pacific was changed dramatically. The full story is here. A number of airmen I interviewed for my new book agreed that this singular incident contributed to the survival of a lot of American flyers, especially since it happened fairly early in the war.
     

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    Very cool, thanks for posting the pic. When is your book going to be released?
     
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    Thanks, vB- my book is available now on Amazon and other booksellers, with shipping around August 20.
     
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    The Koga zero.....interesting story!
     
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    Yep, sure is! Good luck with the book mate!
     
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