Ki-43-II Hayabusa fighter at rest, circa 1942Ki-43-IIa Hayabusa fighter at rest, post-Oct 1942USAAF 3rd Bomb Group photographer George Tackaberry and another man with a wrecked Japanese Ki-43 fighter, Nadzab Airfield, Australian New Guinea, early 1944Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43
Ki-43-II Hayabusa fighter at rest, circa 1942Ki-43-IIa Hayabusa fighter at rest, post-Oct 1942USAAF 3rd Bomb Group photographer George Tackaberry and another man with a wrecked Japanese Ki-43 fighter, Nadzab Airfield, Australian New Guinea, early 1944Destroyer USS Helm repelling a special attack from a Nakajima Ki-43 'Oscar' fighter off Luzon, Philippines, 5 Jan 1945. The photo was taken from the carrier USS Steamer Bay.
Souvenir hunters on Iwo Jima sawing the propeller off of a wrecked Japanese Nakajima Ki-43 "Oscar" fighter, Mar 1945. They said they would make paper weights out of it later.High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945
Souvenir hunters on Iwo Jima sawing the propeller off of a wrecked Japanese Nakajima Ki-43 "Oscar" fighter, Mar 1945. They said they would make paper weights out of it later.High school girls from Chiran, Kagoshima, Japan waving cherry blossom branches to bid farewell to Lt Toshio Anazawa of Japanese Army 20th Shinbu Special Attack Unit in Ki-43 Hayabusa, 12 Apr 1945
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