Birds of the "Yokosuka Flying Group"
In 1940, Zeros were the unchallenged masters of the sky. By 1945, however, Allied fighters had outpaced their Japanese counterparts. Compounding the technical problems were the absence of trained pilots, the loss of Japanese carriers and fuel shortages. In response to all these issues, Mitsubishi designed the A6M7-the first aircraft ever designed for Kamikaze attacks. The fighter groups at the Yokosuka Naval Yard received these aircraft as a last-ditch defense against the imminent invasion.
- I.J.N. Yokosuka Naval F.G. Code: Yo-143 1945
- I.J.N. Yokosuka Naval F.G. Code: Yo-147 1945
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Stock Number: HSGS7344
Mfg. Number: 07344
Skill Level 3
Length: 7.55 in (192 mm)
Width: 9.01 in (229 mm)