Koga's Zero: The Fighter that Changed World War II

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Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1995 - History - 114 pages
Subtitled: The Fighter that Changed World War II. The amazing, true story of Flight Petty Officer Tadayoshi Koga and the Zero fighter he crash landed on Akutan island in Alaska on June 4, 1942. This is the story of what it meant to the US during the war. Sftbd., 7x 10, 114 pgs., 64 bandw ill.

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For six months after Pearl Harbor the nimble Japanese Zero-sen plane dominated the Pacific air war. Then, on June 4, 1942 a Zero crashed on tiny Akutan Island in the Aleutians. It lay there for five ... Read full review

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Fascinating story of the lone Zero-sen fighter landed on an Aleutian island in 1942 that was captured, restored and flown, and tested against US planes of the time, and how that helped the War Effort Read full review


TWO Designing the Zero
THREE The Long Lived Zero
FOUR The Zero at Pearl Harbor

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Rearden was outdoor editor for Alaska magazine for 20 years.

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