Mitsubishi G3M ‘Nell’ bomber in surrender paint scheme abandoned at Seletar Airfield, Singapore, 1945. Note the Nakajima L2D ‘Tabby’ aircraft beyond, license-built copy of the Douglas DC-3, also in surrender paint.

Caption   Mitsubishi G3M ‘Nell’ bomber in surrender paint scheme abandoned at Seletar Airfield, Singapore, 1945. Note the Nakajima L2D ‘Tabby’ aircraft beyond, license-built copy of the Douglas DC-3, also in surrender paint. ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Seletar, Singapore
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 14 Jan 2021

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
14 Mar 2021 02:32:21 PM

Note the extended retractable forward top turret. It created significant drag in flight and was rarely extended. These aircraft had been part of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s 13th Air Fleet.

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