Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Mitsubishi A6M Zero. Photo #: 80-G-182252. Pearl Harbor Attack, 7 December 1941. A Japanese Navy "Zero" fighter (tail code A1-108) takes off from the aircraft carrier Akagi, on its way to attack Pearl Harbor during the morning of 7 December 1941. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Note: This image is frequently reproduced with the plane taking off toward the right. The orientation shown here, with the plane headed toward the left, is correct.

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

Three quarter rear view of a Japanese, Mitsubishi A6M5 "Zero" fighter on the flight line at McCarren Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada during the USAF Gathering of Eagles convention. Exact Date Shot Unknown, 05/01/1986.

National Archives Identifier: 6506192. Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DF-ST-99-05093.jpeg

Creator(s): Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. (1994 - ) (Most Recent) Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. (06/21/1979 - 09/30/1985) (Predecessor) Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. (1988 - ca. 1993) (Predecessor)

From: Series : Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, compiled 1982 - 2007, documenting the period ca. 1786 - 2007. Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 - 2008.

Level of Description: Item. Type(s) of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials. This item was produced or created: 05/01/1986. The creator compiled or maintained the series between: 1982 - 2007.

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero

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