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

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Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, 1995 - History - 114 pages
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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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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

Cracking the Zero mystery: how the U. S. learned to beat Japan's vaunted WWII fighter plane

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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

Contents

TWO Designing the Zero
7
THREE The Long Lived Zero
13
FOUR The Zero at Pearl Harbor
21
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Rearden was outdoor editor for Alaska magazine for 20 years.

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