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Curtiss P-40E Warhawk IJAAF Army Flying School Akeno Yokota AB Japan August 1945 01

Photo 01: After the fall of Burma, Malaya, Netherlands East Indies (NEI), and the Philippines, all types of Allied aircraft were impressed by the Japanese. Several Curtiss P-40E Warhawks were captured by the IJAAF in the Philippines and Java. P-40E - Akeno Rikugun Hiko Gakko (Army Flying School Akeno), Yokota AB, Japan, August 1945

Curtiss P-40E IJAAF Army Flying School Atsugi AB Japan 1945 01

Photo 01: The Japanese captured a number of P-40s conveniently crated on the docks of Java. At one time they were contemplating using them in the home defense squadrons but gave up the idea. This example survived the war and was photographed in the area of Atsugi, by James P. Gallagher, 49th Fighter Group. Akeno Air Field Ise Mie Honshū Japan RJOE

Curtiss P-40E Warhawk Kikugun Kokugijutsu Kenkyusho Serial 3

Kikugun Kokugijutsu Kenkyusho (Army Air Technical Research Institute, known as Giken), Tachikawa near Tokyo, Japan, 1942-1943. One of the airworthy P-40s captured by the Japanese in the Philippines and Java in early 1942 and subsequently used by the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force (IJAAF) as test and training airframes. The aircraft wears a standard 41 Dark Olive Drab / 43 Neutral Gray U.S. camouflage scheme. The Japanese hinomaru replaced U.S. national insignia (on both wings' upper and lower surface). The U.S. ARMY inscription on the lower wings surfaces was over painted. White number 3 and fuselage band. Giken emblem on the tail.

Artist: © Janusz Swiatlon Source: "Curtiss P-40D/E Kittyhawk Mk.I/IA" by Leszek A.Wieliczko, Tom Zmida. KAGERO - Photosniper No.5

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