Two Ki-49 bombers in flight, date unknown

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Ki-49 Donryu   Main article  Photos  
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 26 Jun 2007



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1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
22 Feb 2009 05:44:29 PM

Info above photo: Nakajima Ki-49-1 flying in formation, from the Hamamatsu Heavy Bomber School. Allied code name (Helen)
2. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
2 Jul 2009 02:57:55 PM

The Nakajima Ki-49, Code Name (Helen) by the Allies, the name Donryu meaning
"Dragon Swallower"
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
29 Apr 2010 11:56:02 AM

Like the Imperial Navy, the Japanese Army
took the best, and trained them to be:
Fighter pilots
Bomber pilots
Reconnaissance pilots
Gunners
Ground/staff officers
Those found unfit for flight training,were
sent to ground assignments such as:
Technicians
Mechanics
Service personnel
Ground crew

Graffiti: Japanese Style.
It is not well known, but Japanese aviators
dedicated their bombs too!

Japanese pilots would say "The bomb to the
right, is a present to Chiang Kai Shek".

"The bomb to the left, is sure to hit and
destroy the American devils".
4. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
13 Aug 2010 09:26:07 PM

Did You Know...

Hamamatsu is still an operating Military base in Japan, used by the Japanese Air
Self Defence Force (JASDF)
5. Anonymous says:
12 Feb 2014 07:48:12 AM

I see three planes in the photo.

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