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NH 73101 "OHKA" (Baka) bombers.

"OHKA" (Baka) bombers.
Title: "OHKA" (Baka) bombers.
Caption: Scene at Kanoya Airfield, Japan, Just prior to the departure of Lieutenant Commander Goro Nonaka's "OHKA" (Baka) bomb carrying bomber groups on a mission to attack U.S. Navy carrier forces operating off Japan, on 21 March 1945. Virtually all of these bombers were shot down by defending U.S. Navy fighters, and no "OHKA" hits were scored. Note the unit's distinctive "HI RI HO KEN TEN" banner.
Catalog #: NH 73101
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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After this Year: 1940
Before this Year: 1949
Original Medium: BW Photo
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