Japanese Aircraft

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George Andrew Davis, Jr. - Biography - World War II - The Philippines
... The aircraft were to cover a flotilla of troop transports moving from Baybay to Oromoc Bay ... En route, they were attacked by four Ki-61 Tony aircraft at 7,000 feet (2,100 m) ... used the glare of the sun to ambush two of the aircraft below him ...
Teddy Sheean
... The two ships were attacked by Japanese aircraft along the way, and were subsequently late in arriving at their destination, missing a planned rendezvous with HMAS Kuru ... During a subsequent confrontation with thirteen Japanese aircraft on 1 December, Armidale was struck by two torpedoes and a bomb, and began to sink the order to abandon ship was given ... He made his way to the aft Oerlikon 20 mm cannon and began to fire on the Japanese aircraft to protect those in the water ...
Air Raids On Japan - Raids From Iwo Jima and Okinawa
... conducted between 26 April and 22 June the American fighter pilots claimed the destruction of 64 Japanese aircraft and damage to another 180 on the ground, as well as a further ten shot down in ... Due to the lack of Japanese air opposition to the American bomber raids, VII Fighter Command was solely tasked with ground attack missions from July ... These raids were frequently made against airfields to destroy aircraft being held in reserve to attack the expected Allied invasion fleet ...
HMAS Kuru - Operational History
... ten months of guerilla warfare against the Japanese in Timor (an evacuation attempt in September had failed when the destroyer HMAS Voyager grounded, then was destroyed by Japanese aircraft), a contingent ... During the day, Kuru was attacked by Japanese aircraft despite the dropping of over 260 bombs, the vessel suffered only minor damage ... At 2000, the operation was called off as Japanese cruisers had been sighted in the area, and Kuru returned to Darwin on 3 December ...
South Dakota Class Battleship (1939) - Service - Alabama
... During the night of 21 February 1944, Alabama's 5-inch guns were firing upon Japanese aircraft in the area ... The ship turned in the direction of the Japanese aircraft in order to better engage them, but the rearmost turret was masked behind the amidships mount ... Alabama shot down her first Japanese aircraft the following month, in March 1944 ...

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