Japanese B5N torpedo bomber crews posing before a B5N aircraft aboard carrier Kaga, 6 Dec 1941

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1. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
20 Nov 2010 08:15:21 PM

4th man in first row: Petty Officer 3rd Class Akamatsu Yuji

3rd man in second row: Lieutenant Ichiro Kitajima

4th man in second row: Lieutenant Fukuda Minoru

5th man in second row: Warrant Officer Morinaga Takayoshi

6th man in fourth row: Petty Officer 2nd Class Takeshi Maeda
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
26 Jul 2011 09:29:22 AM

During the Pearl Harbor Raid on 12/7/41 Five
Nakajima B5N Torpedo bombers were lost with all crews. The lost Kate's came from the Carrier Kaga's Torpedo Group.
3. jjesse says:
19 Sep 2011 09:42:42 PM

Thanx, but more and bloody images is more better.
4. Jerry says:
1 Oct 2011 09:27:12 PM

The following brave airmen flying B5Ns off the aircraft carrier Kaga lost their lives attacking Pearl Harbor on Dec 7, 1941.

Syuzo Kitahara B5N
Kenichi Kumamoto B5N
Yoshiharu Machimoto B5N

Yoshizo Masuda B5N
Isamu Matsuda B5N
Tsuneki Morita B5N

Izumi Nagai B5N
Nafikatsu Ohashi B5N
Toshio Onishi B5N

Yoshio Shimizu B5N
Mitsumori Suzuki B5N
Hidemi Takeda B5N

Tomoharu Takeda B5N
Yonetaro Ueda B5N
Nobuo Umezu B5N
5. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
30 Dec 2011 05:49:24 PM

The Aircraft Carrier Kaga had 92 B5N2 pilots and crewmen. Photograph above could be one of a couple of group photos taken on December 6, 1941.
Kaga lost five B5N "Kate" Torpedo bombers, and fifteen pilots and crewmen.
6. Anonymous says:
6 Dec 2013 07:00:24 AM

They died pitifully for their emperor.

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