A6M2 Model 21 Zero fighter of Lieutenant Hideki Shingo preparing to take off from carrier Shokaku during Battle of Santa Cruz, 26 Oct 1942

Caption     A6M2 Model 21 Zero fighter of Lieutenant Hideki Shingo preparing to take off from carrier Shokaku during Battle of Santa Cruz, 26 Oct 1942 ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Pacific Ocean
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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Bill says:
18 Nov 2010 07:08:12 PM

Lt. Hideki Shingo launches from the carrier
Shokaku, October 1942 during the Battle of
Santa Cruz.
Shingo was a veteran of China and early
campaigns of the Pacific War, he rose to the
rank of Lt. Commander.

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